Social skills as a mediator between anxiety symptoms and peer interactions among children and adolescents.

@article{Motoca2012SocialSA,
  title={Social skills as a mediator between anxiety symptoms and peer interactions among children and adolescents.},
  author={Luci M Motoca and Sandra J Williams and Wendy Silverman},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={329-36}
}
The present study used a cross-sectional design to examine the relations among youth anxiety symptoms, positive and negative peer interactions, and social skills. Also examined was the mediating role of social skills in the relations between youth anxiety symptoms and positive and negative peer interactions. Youth sex and age were examined as moderators… CONTINUE READING