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  • Can sports mitigate the effects of depression and aggression on peer rejection? 

    Sport, mental health, and peer rejection
    Perron-Gélinas, Andreann; Brendgen, Mara; Vitaro, Frank (Elsevier, 2017-05-31)
    This study examined whether sports participation moderates the longitudinal link of depressive and aggressive symptoms with increased peer rejection. The sample consisted of 291 adolescents (50.5% girls), assessed at ages 12 and 13 years. Depressive ...
  • The moderating role of peer norms in the associations of social withdrawal and aggression with peer victimization 

    Peer norms, social withdrawal and victimization
    Guimond, Fanny-Alexandra; Brendgen, Mara; Correia, Stephanie; Turgeon, Lyse; Vitaro, Frank (American Psychological Association, 2018-08)
    This study examined the moderating role of classroom injunctive norms salience regarding social withdrawal and regarding aggression in the longitudinal association between these behaviors and peer victimization. A total of 1,769 fourth through sixth ...
  • Personal and familial predictors of peer victimization trajectories from primary to secondary school 

    Predictors of peer victimization trajectories
    Brendgen, Mara; Girard, Alain; Vitaro, Frank; Dionne, Ginette; Boivin, Michel (American Psychological Association, 2016-07)
    Using a sample of 767 children (403 girls, 364 boys), this study aimed to 1) identify groups with distinct trajectories of peer victimization over a six-year period from primary school through the transition to secondary school, and 2) examine the ...