Rejection Sensitivity in Late Adolescence: Social and Emotional Sequelae.

  title={Rejection Sensitivity in Late Adolescence: Social and Emotional Sequelae.},
  author={Emily G. Marston and Amanda L Hare and Joseph P. Allen},
  journal={Journal of research on adolescence : the official journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence},
  volume={20 4},
This study used longitudinal, multi-reporter data, in a community sample, to examine the role of rejection sensitivity in late adolescents' social and emotional development. Rejection sensitivity was linked to a relative increase in adolescent depressive and anxiety symptoms over a three-year period, even after accounting for teens' baseline level of social competence. Additionally, reciprocal relationships emerged between rejection sensitivity and internalizing symptoms. Rejection sensitivity… CONTINUE READING