The goal to be accepted by friends as underlying function of overt aggressive behaviour in immigrant adolescents.

@article{Strohmeier2012TheGT,
  title={The goal to be accepted by friends as underlying function of overt aggressive behaviour in immigrant adolescents.},
  author={Dagmar Strohmeier and Hildegunn Fandrem and E. Stefanek and C. Spiel},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          80-8
        }
}
This study investigated (1) to what extent the goal to be accepted by friends is an underlying function of overt aggressive behavior in adolescents, and (2) whether this function is more predictive than reactive aggression for overt aggressive behavior in first and second generation immigrants compared with natives. The sample comprised 339 native Austrians (51.6% girls), 126 first generation immigrants (48.4% girls), and 175 second generation immigrants (54.3% girls) aged 14 to 19 (M = 15.61… Expand
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