Social-cognitive Competence , Peer Rejection and Neglect , and Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Middle Childhood

  title={Social-cognitive Competence , Peer Rejection and Neglect , and Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Middle Childhood},
  author={Wendy L. G. Hoglund and Christopher E. Lalonde and Bonnie J. Leadbeater},
This prospective, longitudinal study examines individual differences in two conceptually related but empirically distinct domains of social-cognitive competence (cognitive interpretive understanding and interpersonal perspective co-ordination) as moderators of the relation between peer rejection and neglect and behavioral and emotional problems in grades 2 and 3. As expected, peer rejection and neglect increased risks for behavioral and emotional problems whereas interpretive understanding… CONTINUE READING
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