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The dark side of friends : a genetically informed study of victimization within early adolescents’ friendships
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
Using a genetically informed twin design, this study examined (a) whether, in line with gene–environment correlation (rGE), a genetic disposition for anxiety puts children at risk of being victimized by a close friend or ...
Aggression can be contagious : longitudinal associations between proactive aggression and reactive aggression among young twins
The present study examined sibling influence over reactive and proactive aggression in a sample of 452 same‐sex twins (113 male dyads, 113 female dyads). Between and within siblings influence processes were examined as 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. ...
Does cortisol moderate the environmental association between peer victimization and depression symptoms? a genetically informed twin study
Many youths who are victimized by peers suffer from depression symptoms. However, not all bullying victims become depressed and individuals’ biological sensitivity may play an important moderating role in this regard. ...
Early warm-rewarding parenting moderates the genetic contributions to callous-unemotional traits in childhood
Warm-rewarding genetic callous-unemotional
Background Previous gene–environment interaction studies of CU traits have relied on the candidate gene approach, which does not account for the entire genetic load of complex phenotypes. Moreover, these studies have ...
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 ...
Associations between daily mood states and brain gray matter volume, resting-state functional connectivity and task-based activity in healthy adults
(Frontiers Media, 2018-05-01)
Numerous studies have shown differences in the functioning in the areas of the frontal-limbic circuitry between depressed patients and controls. However, current knowledge on frontal-limbic neural substrates of individual ...
Can sports mitigate the effects of depression and aggression on peer rejection?
Sport, mental health, and peer rejection
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 ...
How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk : a randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of the how-to parenting program on children’s mental health compared to a wait-list control group
Background : Basic parenting research reveals that child mental health is associated with optimal parenting, which is composed of three key dimensions (structure, affiliation and autonomy support). The present study aims ...