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Environmental influence of problematic social relationships on adolescents' daily cortisol secretion : a monozygotic twin-difference study
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-02)
BACKGROUND: This study investigated the potential environmental effects of peer victimization and the quality of relationships with parents and friends on diurnal cortisol secretion in mid-adolescence. METHOD: ...
The validity of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) among Australian adolescents
Aims: This study investigated the validity of a brief personality screening measure for substance use in adolescents, the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS), among Australian adolescents. Design and participants: A ...
Mechanisms of personality-targeted intervention effects on adolescent alcohol misuse, internalising and externalising symptoms
(American Psychological Association, 2016-05)
Objective: This study aims to explore the mechanisms of personality-targeted intervention effects on problematic drinking, internalising and externalising symptoms. Method: As part of a cluster-randomised trial, 1210 ...
The gene–environmental architecture of the development of adolescent substance use
Gene–environmental architecture of adolescent substance use
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-02-19)
Background: Using a longitudinal twin design and a latent growth curve/autoregressive approach, this study examined the genetic-environmental architecture of substance use across adolescence. Methods: Self-reports of ...
Associations between mother-child relationship quality and adolescent adjustment : using a genetically controlled design to determine the direction and magnitude of effects
This study used a genetically controlled design to examine the direction and the magnitude of effects in the over-time associations between perceived relationship quality with mothers and adolescent maladjustment (i.e., ...
Problem gambling among adolescents : a longitudinal empirical investigation of the pathways model of problem gambling
Pathways model investigation among adolescents
The pathways model of problem gambling suggests the existence of three developmental pathways to problem gambling, each differentiated by a set of predisposing biopsychosocial characteristics: behaviorally conditioned (BC), ...
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. ...
Exploration of Recovery Trajectories in Sexually Abused Adolescents
This study documents recovery status and symptom changes in a one-year follow-up of sexually abused (SA) adolescent girls in child protection services in the province of Québec, Canada. Sixteen French-speaking participants ...
Adolescent suicide attempts and adult adjustment
Background: Adolescent suicide attempts are disproportionally prevalent and frequently of low severity, raising questions regarding their long-term prognostic implications. In this study, we examined whether adolescent ...
Group-Based Symptom Trajectories in Indicated Prevention of Adolescent Depression
Background: Adolescent depression prevention research has focused on mean intervention outcomes, but has not considered heterogeneity in symptom course. Here, we empirically identify subgroups with distinct trajectories ...