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The spread of substance use and delinquency between adolescent twins
The spread of twin substance use and delinquency
(American Psychological Association, 2017-02)
This investigation examines the spread of problem behaviors (substance use and delinquency) between twin siblings. A sample of 628 twins (151 male twin pairs and 163 female twin pairs) drawn from the Quebec Newborn Twin ...
Twin classroom dilemma : to study together or separately?
(American Psychological Association, 2018-07)
There is little research to date on the academic implications of teaching twins in the same or different classroom. Consequently, it is not clear whether twin classroom separation is associated with positive or negative ...
The moderating role of peer norms in the associations of social withdrawal and aggression with peer victimization
Peer norms, social withdrawal and victimization
(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 ...
Adolescent cannabis use, change in neurocognitive function, and High-School Graduation : a longitudinal study from early adolescence to young adulthood
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-10)
The main objective of this prospective longitudinal study was to investigate bidirectional associations between adolescent cannabis use (CU) and neurocognitive performance in a community sample of 294 young men from ages ...
Personal and familial predictors of peer victimization trajectories from primary to secondary school
Predictors of peer victimization trajectories
(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 ...
A prospective, longitudinal, study of men with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid antisocial personality disorder
Background: Some evidence suggests that the prevalence of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is elevated among male criminal offenders. It is not presently known whether offending, and violent offending, are limited ...
Links between friends' physical aggression and adolescents' physical aggression : what happens if gene-environment correlations are controlled?
Exposure to deviant friends has been found to be a powerful source of influence on children’s and adolescents’ aggressive behavior. However, the contribution of deviant friends may have been overestimated because of a ...
Longitudinal links between gambling participation and academic performance in youth : a test of four models
Gambling participation and academic achievement
Gambling participation and low academic performance are related during adolescence, but the causal mechanisms underlying this link are unclear. It is possible that gambling participation impairs academic performance. ...
Friendship experiences and anxiety among children : a genetically informed study
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This study examined (a) whether, in line with a gene-environment correlation (rGE), a genetic disposition for anxiety puts children at risk of having anxious friends or having no reciprocal friends; (b) to what extent these ...
Developmental pathways linking childhood temperament with antisocial behavior and substance use in adolescence : explanatory mechanisms in the peer environment
Temperament, peer social processes and antisocial behavior & substance use
(American Psychological Association, 2017-06)
This study investigated three developmental pathways involving the peer environment that may explain how certain temperamental dispositions in childhood may become manifested in later antisocial behavior and substance ...