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05-12-2018 | Empirical Research

Quality and Stability of Cross-Ethnic Friendships: Effects of Classroom Diversity and Out-of-School Contact

Cross-ethnic friendships are linked to a range of positive outcomes in adolescence, but have been shown to be lower quality and less stable than same-ethnic friendships. The current study examined how classroom diversity and out-of-school contact …

Auteurs:
Leah M. Lessard, Kara Kogachi, Jaana Juvonen

04-12-2018 | Empirical Research

Sleep Quantity and Problems as Mediators of the Eveningness-Adjustment Link during Childhood and Adolescence

Chronotype, or morningness/eveningness, has been associated with adjustment in both children and adolescents. Specifically, eveningness has been linked to adjustment difficulties; however, the mechanism underlying this association is poorly …

Auteurs:
Gabriela Ksinan Jiskrova, Alexander T. Vazsonyi, Jana Klánová, Ladislav Dušek

30-11-2018 | Book Review

Sandra Grady: Improvised Adolescence: Somali Bantu Teenage Refugees in America. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015, 174pp, ISBN 978-0-299-30324-2

Auteur:
Allison Hilmer

30-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Parenting and Centrality: The Role of Life Meaning as a Mediator for Parenting and Language Broker Role Identity

Language brokering is a prevalent phenomenon in ethnic minority immigrant populations. Although accruing evidence points to the beneficial impacts of healthy role identity development, research investigating the formation of a language broker role …

Auteurs:
Lester Sim, Su Yeong Kim, Minyu Zhang, Yishan Shen

29-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Contextual Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Adolescent Suicide Attempts: A Multilevel Investigation

Multilevel research on whether and how contextual socioeconomic disadvantage affects adolescent suicidal behaviors is scarce. Using data from the first two waves (1994/95 and 1996) of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health …

Auteurs:
Muhammed Yildiz, Emirhan Demirhan, Suheyl Gurbuz

26-11-2018 | Empirical Research Open Access

Social Media and Body Dissatisfaction: Investigating the Attenuating Role of Positive Parent–Adolescent Relationships

Previous research has shown that adolescents´ social media use predicts increased body dissatisfaction. However, little is known about social environmental factors that may attenuate this relationship. This study examines one such potential …

Auteurs:
Dian A. de Vries, Helen G. M. Vossen, Paulien van der Kolk – van der Boom

26-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Young Adult Unemployment and Later Depression and Anxiety: Does Childhood Neighborhood Matter?

Young adulthood represents a developmental period with disproportionately heightened risk of losing a job. Young adult unemployment has been linked to increased mental health problems, at least in the short term. However, their possible long-term …

Auteurs:
Jungeun Olivia Lee, Tiffany M. Jones, Yoewon Yoon, Daniel A. Hackman, Joan P. Yoo, Rick Kosterman

26-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Parenting Strategies and Adolescents’ Cyberbullying Behaviors: Evidence from a Preregistered Study of Parent–Child Dyads

Little is known about how parents may protect against cyberbullying, a growing problem-behavior among youth. Guided by self-determination theory, a theory concerned with effectively motivating and regulating behavior, six preregistered hypotheses …

Auteurs:
Nicole Legate, Netta Weinstein, Andrew K. Przybylski

23-11-2018 | Book Review

Janina Scarlet: Therapy Quest: An Interactive Journey Through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Little, Brown Book Group, London, 2018, 208 pp, ISBN: 978-1-47213-968-9
Auteur:
Chris Fradkin

23-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Profiles of Coping with Ethnic-Racial Discrimination and Latina/o Adolescents’ Adjustment

The approaches Latina/o youth use for coping with discrimination have important consequences for their adjustment. Yet, little research has examined how adolescents draw on different coping strategies and how patterns of strategies may …

Auteurs:
Elana R. McDermott, Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor, Katharine H. Zeiders

23-11-2018 | Empirical Research

The Causal Relationship between Childhood Adversity and Developmental Trajectories of Delinquency: A Consideration of Genetic and Environmental Confounds

An extensive line of research has found that children exposed to multiple forms of early life adversity are more likely to engage in high levels of delinquent behavior during adolescence. Several studies examining this association have used a …

Auteurs:
Eric J. Connolly, Nicholas Kavish

12-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Are Developmental Assets Protective Against Suicidal Behavior? Differential Associations by Sexual Orientation

Sexual orientation disparities in suicide behavior are well-documented. Yet, few studies have examined how developmental assets – key values, self-perceptions, skills, relationships, and opportunities that have been identified as the building …

Auteurs:
Russell B. Toomey, Amy K. Syvertsen, Melissa Flores

12-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Student Self-Efficacy, Classroom Engagement, and Academic Achievement: Comparing Three Theoretical Frameworks

Student self-efficacy, behavioral engagement, and emotional engagement are key factors for academic achievement. Research has yet to identify the developmental cascades linking these four constructs. Three theoretical frameworks, i.e. …

Auteurs:
E. Olivier, I. Archambault, M. De Clercq, B. Galand

02-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Testing a Model of Universal Prevention Effects on Adolescent Relationships and Marijuana Use as Pathways to Young Adult Outcomes

There are several interrelated knowledge gaps in the literature on skills-building interventions for middle schoolers designed to prevent initiation of substance use, all of which concern the limited study of the adolescent pathways of those …

Auteurs:
Richard Spoth, Linda Trudeau, Chungyeol Shin, G. Kevin Randall, W. Alex Mason

02-11-2018 | Empirical Research

Connecting Online and Offline Social Skills to Adolescents’ Peer Victimization and Psychological Adjustment

Peer victimization is a common experience among high school students and is associated with many negative adjustment outcomes, making it necessary to investigate the individual and contextual factors that may ameliorate the consequences of peer …

Auteurs:
Felice Resnik, Amy Bellmore

27-10-2018 | Empirical Research

The Longitudinal Influence of 10th Grade Extracurricular Activity Involvement: Implications for 12th Grade Academic Practices and Future Educational Attainment

Although extracurricular activity involvement during high school is linked with positive academic outcomes, less is known about the longitudinal effects or the mediators of this association. The current investigation assessed the influence of 10th …

Auteurs:
Misha D. Haghighat, Casey A. Knifsend

27-10-2018 | Empirical Research

Maternal Emotion Socialization Mediates the Relationship between Maternal and Adolescent Negative Emotionality

Parents and children with high negative emotionality may be more likely to provide and receive non-supportive contingencies, respectively. However, no study has examined child and parent negative emotionality in the same study and explored whether …

Auteurs:
Ciara Briscoe, Dale M. Stack, Daniel J. Dickson, Lisa A. Serbin

27-10-2018 | Empirical Research

Social Status and Classroom Behavior in Math and Science during Early Adolescence

Social status is a salient feature of the classroom peer ecology in early adolescence, yet research has not examined how it plays out within the domains of math and science. The current study investigated the behavioral profiles of cool and …

Auteurs:
Elizabeth A. North, Allison M. Ryan, Kai Cortina, Nicole R. Brass

27-10-2018 | Empirical Research

Risky Interactions: Relational and Developmental Moderators of Substance Use and Dating Aggression

Physical dating aggression is a prevalent and costly public health concern. A theoretical moderator model of substance use and dating aggression posits that associations between them are moderated by relational risk factors. To test these …

Auteurs:
Charlene Collibee, Wyndol Furman, Jamie Shoop

16-10-2018 | Empirical Research

Protective Factors Associated with Daily Affective Reactivity and Instability During Adolescence

The daily emotional experiences of adolescents are dynamic, vary significantly across individuals, and are crucial to their psychological adjustment, warranting a need to identify factors that promote adaptive affective responses to stressors and …

Auteurs:
Anna Vannucci, Laura Finan, Christine McCauley Ohannessian, Howard Tennen, Andres De Los Reyes, Songqi Liu