Overt and relational aggression and perceived popularity: developmental differences in concurrent and prospective relations.

  title={Overt and relational aggression and perceived popularity: developmental differences in concurrent and prospective relations.},
  author={Amanda J. Rose and Lance Swenson and Erika M. Waller},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={40 3},
Relations of overt and relational aggression with perceived popularity among children and early adolescents were examined in 2 studies (Ns = 607 and 1,049). Among older youths, positive concurrent relations found between overt aggression and perceived popularity became nonsignificant when relational aggression was controlled, whereas positive associations found between relational aggression and perceived popularity held when overt aggression was controlled. Aggression and perceived popularity… 

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