Multiple trajectories of physical aggression among adolescent boys and girls.

@article{Martino2008MultipleTO,
  title={Multiple trajectories of physical aggression among adolescent boys and girls.},
  author={Steven C. Martino and Phyllis L. Ellickson and David J. Klein and Daniel F. McCaffrey and Maria Edelen},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={61-75}
}
Latent growth mixture modeling was used to identify discrete patterns of physical aggression from Grades 7 to 11 among a sample of 1,877 youth. Four trajectory classes adequately explained the development of physical aggression in both boys and girls: Low/No Aggression; Persistent High Aggression; Desisting Aggression, characterized by decreasing risk throughout adolescence; and Adolescent Aggression, characterized by low early risk that increases until Grade 9, levels out, and then declines in… CONTINUE READING

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