Protective and compensatory factors mitigating the influence of deviant friends on delinquent behaviours during early adolescence.

@article{Fergusson2007ProtectiveAC,
  title={Protective and compensatory factors mitigating the influence of deviant friends on delinquent behaviours during early adolescence.},
  author={David Fergusson and F. Vitaro and Brigitte Wanner and Mara Brendgen},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={33-50}
}
This study examined factors that could moderate or compensate the link between exposure to deviant friends and delinquent behaviours in a sample of 265 early adolescents. The putative moderating or compensatory factors referred to the behavioural domain (i.e. novelty seeking, harm avoidance), the biological domain (i.e. physical maturation), the sociofamily domain (i.e. sociofamily adversity, parental practices), the school domain (i.e. academic performance), and the social domain (i.e. peer… CONTINUE READING