Affiliation: University of California
- Ethnic diversity and perceptions of safety in urban middle schoolsJaana Juvonen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
Psychol Sci 17:393-400. 2006..In the spirit of Brown v. Board of Education, the current findings offer new empirical evidence for the psychological benefits of multiethnic schools...
- Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubledJaana Juvonen
Department of Psychology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
Pediatrics 112:1231-7. 2003..We sought to use multiple data sources to better understand the psychological and social problems exhibited by bullies, victims, and bully-victims...
- "It must be me": ethnic diversity and attributions for peer victimization in middle schoolSandra Graham
Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1521, USA
J Youth Adolesc 38:487-99. 2009..The usefulness of including ethnic diversity as an important context variable in studies of peer victimization during early adolescence was discussed...
- Pubertal timing fluctuations across middle school: implications for girls' psychological healthBRIDGET M REYNOLDS
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Youth Adolesc 41:677-90. 2012..Results challenge the notion that pubertal timing is a stable individual characteristic, with implications for studying the psychosocial correlates of pubertal development across multiple years...
- The role of early maturation, perceived popularity, and rumors in the emergence of internalizing symptoms among adolescent girlsBRIDGET M REYNOLDS
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Youth Adolesc 40:1407-22. 2011..Knowledge of the peer mechanisms putting earlier developing girls at risk for psychosocial maladjustment can inform intervention and prevention efforts aimed at improving adolescent well-being...
- Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will make me feel sick: the psychosocial, somatic, and scholastic consequences of peer harassmentAdrienne Nishina
Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles CA 90095 1521, USA
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:37-48. 2005....
- Extending the school grounds?--Bullying experiences in cyberspaceJaana Juvonen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Sch Health 78:496-505. 2008..Additionally, a number of common assumptions regarding online or cyberbullying were tested...
- Daily reports of witnessing and experiencing peer harassment in middle schoolAdrienne Nishina
Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 900951521, USA
Child Dev 76:435-50. 2005..Witnessing harassment also protected students against increases in negative self-perceptions...
- Beyond the individual: the impact of ethnic context and classroom behavioral norms on victims' adjustmentAmy D Bellmore
Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dev Psychol 40:1159-72. 2004..The authors discuss implications for studying ethnicity and classroom behavioral norms as context variables in peer relations...
- The pervasiveness, connectedness, and intrusiveness of social network site use among young adolescentsGuadalupe Espinoza
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 14:705-9. 2011..As SNS use becomes embedded in young teens' daily lives, it is important to better understand how such use affects their daily adaptive functioning...
- Psychosocial benefits of cross-ethnic friendships in urban middle schoolsSandra Graham
University of California, Los Angeles
Child Dev 85:469-83. 2014..Although cross-ethnic friendships did not significantly mediate this relation at the classroom level, these friendships predicted less vulnerability at the individual student level...
- Physical aggression, spreading of rumors, and social prominence in early adolescence: reciprocal effects supporting gender similarities?Jaana Juvonen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
J Youth Adolesc 42:1801-10. 2013..The implications of the findings for interventions are discussed...
- Emotion discourse, social cognition, and social skills in children with and without developmental delaysRachel M Fenning
University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Child Dev 82:717-31. 2011..Implications for ecologically focused prevention and intervention are discussed...
- Mental health and medical problems and service use among adolescent substance usersLisa H Jaycox
RAND, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:701-9. 2003..Because little is known about whether these youths receive services to address these problems, this study examined the services received by youths admitted to substance abuse treatment...