sociometric techniques

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Summary: Methods for quantitatively assessing and measuring interpersonal and group relationships.

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  1. ncbi Development of social problem solving in early childhood: stability, change, and associations with social competence
    Lara Mayeux
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA
    J Genet Psychol 164:153-73. 2003
  2. ncbi Distinguishing proactive and reactive aggression in Chinese children
    Yiyuan Xu
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:539-52. 2008
  3. pmc The longitudinal relations of regulation and emotionality to quality of Indonesian children's socioemotional functioning
    Nancy Eisenberg
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:790-804. 2004
  4. ncbi From censure to reinforcement: developmental changes in the association between aggression and social status
    Antonius H N Cillessen
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Child Dev 75:147-63. 2004
  5. ncbi Evaluation of non-response bias in mental health determinants and outcomes in a large sample of pre-adolescents
    Andrea F de Winter
    Department of Psychiatry and Graduate School of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:173-81. 2005
  6. ncbi Peer perceptions and liking of children with anxiety disorders
    Timothy L Verduin
    New York University Child Study Center, 577 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:459-69. 2008
  7. ncbi The dyadic nature of bullying and victimization: testing a dual-perspective theory
    Rene Veenstra
    Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 31, 9712 TG Groningen, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 78:1843-54. 2007
  8. ncbi Reciprocal, longitudinal associations among adolescents' negative feedback-seeking, depressive symptoms, and peer relations
    Jessica L Borelli
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:159-69. 2006
  9. ncbi Overt and relational aggression in girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Christine A Zalecki
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:125-37. 2004
  10. ncbi Using latent class analysis to identify aggressors and victims of peer harassment
    Michael T Giang
    Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 152, USA
    Aggress Behav 34:203-13. 2008

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  1. ncbi Development of social problem solving in early childhood: stability, change, and associations with social competence
    Lara Mayeux
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA
    J Genet Psychol 164:153-73. 2003
    ..The data also suggest that young children view aggression as an acceptable means to solving peer conflict...
  2. ncbi Distinguishing proactive and reactive aggression in Chinese children
    Yiyuan Xu
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:539-52. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that proactive and reactive aggression represent two distinct forms of aggression which are associated with specific adjustment outcomes in Chinese children...
  3. pmc The longitudinal relations of regulation and emotionality to quality of Indonesian children's socioemotional functioning
    Nancy Eisenberg
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:790-804. 2004
    ..Shyness for both sexes tended to be associated with concurrent measures of low regulation, high negative emotionality, and low quality of social competence...
  4. ncbi From censure to reinforcement: developmental changes in the association between aggression and social status
    Antonius H N Cillessen
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Child Dev 75:147-63. 2004
    ..Implications for the attainment of high status, processes of peer influence on antisocial behavior, and gender differences in the meaning of status are discussed...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of non-response bias in mental health determinants and outcomes in a large sample of pre-adolescents
    Andrea F de Winter
    Department of Psychiatry and Graduate School of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:173-81. 2005
    ..We conclude that TRAILS provides a solid basis to improve our understanding of the development of mental health during adolescence...
  6. ncbi Peer perceptions and liking of children with anxiety disorders
    Timothy L Verduin
    New York University Child Study Center, 577 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:459-69. 2008
    ..Target children with SP were liked less regardless of how anxious peers perceived them to be. Peer rater and target child demographics did not moderate the relationship between peer-rated anxiety and peer liking...
  7. ncbi The dyadic nature of bullying and victimization: testing a dual-perspective theory
    Rene Veenstra
    Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 31, 9712 TG Groningen, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 78:1843-54. 2007
    ..In a bully-victim dyad, boys were more often the bullies. There was no finding of sex effect for victimization. Liking reduced and disliking increased the probability of a bully-victim relationship...
  8. ncbi Reciprocal, longitudinal associations among adolescents' negative feedback-seeking, depressive symptoms, and peer relations
    Jessica L Borelli
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:159-69. 2006
    ..Implications for interpersonal models of adolescent depression are discussed...
  9. ncbi Overt and relational aggression in girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Christine A Zalecki
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:125-37. 2004
    ..We discuss the importance of overt versus relational aggression for girls with ADHD as well as disparities in findings according to informant sources...
  10. ncbi Using latent class analysis to identify aggressors and victims of peer harassment
    Michael T Giang
    Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 152, USA
    Aggress Behav 34:203-13. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings for better assessment of victim and aggressor subgroups were discussed...
  11. ncbi The relation of children's everyday nonsocial peer play behavior to their emotionality, regulation, and social functioning
    Tracy L Spinrad
    Department of Family and Human Development, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2502, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:67-80. 2004
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  12. ncbi The timing of middle-childhood peer rejection and friendship: linking early behavior to early-adolescent adjustment
    Sara Pedersen
    Research Unit on Children s Psychosocial Maladjustment, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Dev 78:1037-51. 2007
    ..No evidence of sequential mediation was observed for delinquency...
  13. ncbi Strengthening sociometric prediction: scientific advances in the assessment of children's peer relations
    Melissa E DeRosier
    3 C Institute for Social Development, Cary, NC 27513, USA
    Child Dev 74:1379-92. 2003
    ..Findings support that increasing the sensitivity of sociometric measurement results in both greater predictive strength and enhanced understanding of underlying social processes...
  14. ncbi The role of chronic peer difficulties in the development of children's psychological adjustment problems
    Gary W Ladd
    Department of Family and Human Development, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 2502, USA
    Child Dev 74:1344-67. 2003
    ..The results highlight the utility of child-by-environment models as a guide for the investigation of processes that antecede psychosocial maladjustment...
  15. ncbi Evaluation of children's spontaneous reports of social difficulties: 'I don't have any friends'
    Lise M Youngblade
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Pediatr Case Rev 3:157-67. 2003
  16. pmc Empirically derived subtypes of child academic and behavior problems: co-occurrence and distal outcomes
    Wendy M Reinke
    University of Missouri Columbia, 16 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:759-70. 2008
    ..Implications for early identification, prevention, and intervention for children at risk for academic failure and disruptive behavior problems are discussed...
  17. pmc Friendships with peers who are low or high in aggression as moderators of the link between peer victimization and declines in academic functioning
    David Schwartz
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:719-30. 2008
    ..These results highlight the importance of aggression levels among friends for the academic adjustment of victimized children...
  18. ncbi Building relationships and combating bullying: effectiveness of a school-based social skills group intervention
    Melissa E DeRosier
    3 C Institute for Social Development, Cary, NC 27511, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:196-201. 2004
    ..Discussion focuses on the benefits of heterogeneous versus homogeneous groups of participants and the potential value of utilizing generic social skills training protocols...
  19. ncbi An examination of the factor structure of the Social Skills Rating System parent elementary form
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Assessment 14:246-54. 2007
    ..Despite its psychometric difficulties, the SSRS was related to history of treatment for peer difficulties...
  20. ncbi The role of classroom norms in contextualizing the relations of children's social behaviors to peer acceptance
    Lei Chang
    Department of Educational Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Dev Psychol 40:691-702. 2004
    ..The discussion emphasizes the theoretical as well as the methodological need for alternative conceptualizations of peer relations that reflect both individual differences and contextual variations...
  21. ncbi Developmental trajectories of adolescent popularity: a growth curve modelling analysis
    Antonius H N Cillessen
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Adolesc 29:935-59. 2006
    ..The importance of growth curve models for understanding adolescent social development was discussed, as well as specific issues and challenges of growth curve analyses with sociometric data...
  22. ncbi "Accept me, or else...": disputed overestimation of social competence predicts increases in proactive aggression
    Bram Orobio de Castro
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:165-78. 2007
    ..Longitudinally, disputed overestimation also uniquely predicted changes in proactive, not reactive aggression...
  23. ncbi What aspects of peer relationships are impaired in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Betsy Hoza
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:411-23. 2005
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  24. ncbi Peer relationships and emotional well-being of children with sickle cell disease: a controlled replication
    Robert B Noll
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 13:173-87. 2007
    ..1996). Findings from both studies suggest relative psychological hardiness among children with SCD who have not had an overt stroke...
  25. ncbi Behavior and peer status in children with ADHD: continuity and change
    Sylvie Mrug
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Atten Disord 10:359-71. 2007
    ..Using a short-term longitudinal design, this study links specific behaviors to peer functioning in groups of previously unfamiliar children with ADHD...
  26. ncbi Modifications in children's goals when encountering obstacles to conflict resolution
    Wendy Troop-Gordon
    North Dakota State University, Department of Psychology, Fargo, 58105, USA
    Child Dev 76:568-82. 2005
    ..They also showed reluctance to forego instrumental objectives. Other findings highlighted the need to investigate the combinations of goals children pursue as predictors of their strategies and the quality of their peer relationships...
  27. ncbi Children's disruptiveness, peer rejection, friends' deviancy, and delinquent behaviors: a process-oriented approach
    Frank Vitaro
    University of Montreal, Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 19:433-53. 2007
    ..The discussion stresses the differential role of peer rejection and affiliation with deviant friends in regard to the two outcomes considered in this study and in regard to the time frame when they were measured...
  28. ncbi Do friends' characteristics moderate the prospective links between peer victimization and reactive and proactive aggression?
    Véronique Lamarche
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CP 8888, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3C 3P8
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:665-80. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of their theoretical and practical implications for victimized children's risk of displaying reactive and proactive aggressive behaviors...
  29. ncbi Psychopathic traits in boys with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: concurrent and longitudinal correlates
    Auran Piatigorsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:535-50. 2004
    ..Despite these strong effects, a plethora of false positives were evident in the prospective predictions to delinquency status. We discuss research and clinical implications of measuring psychopathic traits in childhood...
  30. ncbi From boys to men: predicting adult adaptation from middle childhood sociometric status
    Sarah E Nelson
    Harvard Medical School, Division on Addictions, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:441-59. 2004
    ..Longitudinal findings are discussed with respect to the salience of male peer rejection in middle childhood and the social developmental processes that may account for the predictive validity of peer rejection...
  31. ncbi Children's verbalizations and cheating behavior during game playing: the role of sociometric status, aggression, and gender
    Ronnie M Rubin
    University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:65-78. 2003
    ..Boys made more negative and argumentative verbalizations than girls. Aggressive children did not differ from nonaggressive children, in terms of either verbalizations or cheating behavior...
  32. ncbi A longitudinal analysis of patterns of adjustment following peer victimization
    Laura D Hanish
    Department of Family and Human Development, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 2502, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:69-89. 2002
    ..Moreover, significant gender and age differences in the severity of effects were obtained. The discussion highlights the complexity of victimization effects...
  33. ncbi Temperament, ADHD and peer relations among schoolchildren: the mediating role of school bullying
    Dario Bacchini
    Department of Psychology, II University of Naples, Caserta, Italy
    Aggress Behav 34:447-59. 2008
    ..ADHD has only an indirect relation to social preference through the mediating role of school bullying...
  34. ncbi The interpersonal consequences of inflated self-esteem in an inpatient psychiatric youth sample
    M Perez
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306-1270, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:712-6. 2001
    ..Thus, the high self-esteem group was rejected by their peers but did not themselves report interpersonal problems. These findings provide further support for Baumeister et al.'s theory and generalize the theory to a clinical setting...
  35. pmc Neuroendocrine regulation and physical and relational aggression: the moderating roles of child maltreatment and gender
    Dianna Murray-Close
    Psychology Department, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1160-76. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that physiological correlates of aggression may differ for physical and relational forms of aggression and among maltreated versus nonmaltreated populations...
  36. pmc Temperament and externalizing behavior: social preference and perceived acceptance as protective factors
    Louise E Berdan
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:957-68. 2008
    ..In contrast, accurately high perceived acceptance was a protective factor for high temperamental Surgency/Extraversion. Findings are discussed in terms of risk and protective factors for externalizing behavior...
  37. ncbi Response decision processes and externalizing behavior problems in adolescents
    Reid Griffith Fontaine
    Duke University, Psychology Department, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:107-22. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that on-line behavioral judgments about aggression play a crucial role in the maintenance and growth of aggressive response tendencies in adolescence...
  38. pmc "They like me, they like me not": popularity and adolescents' perceptions of acceptance predicting social functioning over time
    Kathleen B McElhaney
    Department of Psychology, Box 400400, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Child Dev 79:720-31. 2008
    ..Results suggest that during adolescence, when it becomes increasingly possible for teens to choose their own social niches, it is possible to be socially successful without being broadly popular...
  39. ncbi Parenting, family loneliness, and peer functioning in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Elizabeth A Hurt
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:543-55. 2007
    ..Maternal warmth and power assertion were not significantly related to boys' peer functioning. We discuss these findings in the context of the processes by which parenting may affect the peer relationships of these children...
  40. pmc Family adversity, positive peer relationships, and children's externalizing behavior: a longitudinal perspective on risk and resilience
    Michael M Criss
    Auburn University, AL, USA
    Child Dev 73:1220-37. 2002
    ..The need for process-oriented studies of risk and protective factors is stressed...
  41. ncbi Assessing aggressive and depressed children's social relations with classmates and friends: a matter of perspective
    Mara Brendgen
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:609-24. 2002
    ..The implications of these results for the links between children's aggression and depression and their interpersonal relationships are discussed...
  42. ncbi Relational and physical victimization within friendships: nobody told me there'd be friends like these
    Nicki R Crick
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:599-607. 2002
    ..The implications of these findings for future research and intervention with victimized children are discussed...
  43. ncbi Religious involvement and the social competence and adjustment of Indonesian Muslim adolescents
    Doran C French
    Department of Psychology, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL 61702 2900, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:597-611. 2008
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  44. ncbi Attachment narratives and behavioral and emotional symptoms in an ethnically diverse, at-risk sample
    Annabel Futh
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:709-18. 2008
    ..To examine the clinical correlates and predictions from attachment narratives in a sample of early school-age children from a high psychosocial risk, ethnically diverse sample...
  45. ncbi Friendships and social interactions of school-aged children with migraine
    K Vannatta
    Center for Biobehavioral Health, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Cephalalgia 28:734-43. 2008
    ..Concern may be warranted about the social functioning of pre-adolescent children with migraine; however, older children with migraine may function as well as or better than their peers...
  46. ncbi Social problem solving and strategy use in young children
    Vanessa A Green
    Jessie Hetherington Centre for Educational Research, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    J Genet Psychol 169:92-112. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate that prosocial and antisocial behaviors need to be considered in interaction to fully understand the nature of social competence...
  47. ncbi The influence of provocateurs' emotion displays on the social information processing of children varying in social adjustment and age
    Elizabeth A Lemerise
    Department of Psychology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 90:344-66. 2005
    ..Rating and nomination sociometric techniques were used to identify rejected-aggressive, rejected-nonaggressive, average-nonaggressive, and popular-..
  48. ncbi Predicting kindergarten peer social status from toddler and preschool problem behavior
    Susan Phillips Keane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:409-23. 2004
    ..behavior and peer social preference were assessed in the children's kindergarten classrooms using standard sociometric techniques. Results indicated that parent report of toddler externalizing behavior and teacher report of preschool ..
  49. ncbi Living with pain: narrating an ideological position toward healthcare
    CAROLINE H VICKERS
    Department of English, California State University, CA, San Bernardino 92407, USA
    Commun Med 7:85-92. 2010
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  50. ncbi Can criteria for identifying educational influentials in developed countries be applied to other countries? A study in Iran
    Mostafa Shokoohi
    Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:95-102. 2011
    ..These criteria are based on studies that have been performed in developed countries. This study was performed to identify criteria and characteristics of EIs in Iran...
  51. ncbi Self-concept and sociometric outcomes: a comparison of only children and sibling children from urban and rural areas in the People's Republic of China
    W H Meredith
    Human Development and the Family, University of Nebraska Lincoln 68583 0809
    J Psychol 126:411-9. 1992
    ..No significant interaction effects between sibling status, gender, and residence were found...
  52. pmc Children's feedback preferences in response to an experimentally manipulated peer evaluation outcome: the role of depressive symptoms
    Albert Reijntjes
    Utrecht University, PO Box 80150, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:497-507. 2007
    ..These effects for depression were not accounted for by either state mood at baseline or mood change in response to the feedback manipulation...
  53. ncbi Developing relationships, being cool, and not looking like a loser: social goal orientation predicts children's responses to peer aggression
    Karen D Rudolph
    University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Child Dev 82:1518-30. 2011
    ..This study contributes to theoretical understanding of the process of peer aggression and interventions to promote optimal social health...
  54. ncbi Peer relationships and academic achievement as interacting predictors of depressive symptoms during middle childhood
    David Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:289-99. 2008
    ..However, the effect was attenuated for children with high GPAs. Taken together, the findings suggest that competencies in 1 domain can moderate the risks associated with difficulties in the other domain...
  55. ncbi Diagnostic efficiency of several methods of identifying socially rejected children and effect of participation rate on classification accuracy
    Clark McKown
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Sch Psychol 49:573-95. 2011
    ..63 to .77). In contrast, at participation as high as 70%, classification of sociometric status (i.e., popular, average, unclassified, neglected, controversial, or rejected) was significantly less accurate (κ=.50 to .59)...
  56. ncbi Loneliness among students with special educational needs in mainstream seventh grade
    Goele Bossaert
    Research Group Parenting and Special Education Research Unit, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1888-97. 2012
    ..Also friendship quality had a marginally significant effect on loneliness feelings for students with SEN. Implications for further research and practice are discussed...
  57. ncbi Self-perceived attractiveness, romantic desirability and self-esteem: a mating sociometer perspective
    Christopher Bale
    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
    Evol Psychol 11:68-84. 2013
    ..Self-perceived attractiveness predicted self-esteem significantly more strongly in females than in males. We discuss these results in relation to sociometer and parental investment theories, and explore limitations and future directions...
  58. ncbi Family microtransitions: observing the process of change in families with adolescent children
    Luisa Molinari
    Department of Psychology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Fam Process 49:236-50. 2010
    ..Conclusive remarks focus on the theoretical relevance of the study, the method and the implications for family practice and policy...
  59. ncbi Changes in social identities over time: the role of coping and adaptation processes
    Catherine E Amiot
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Br J Soc Psychol 49:803-26. 2010
    ..Path analyses provided support for the hypothesized associations. The results are discussed in light of recent theoretical developments pertaining to intra-individual changes in social identities...
  60. ncbi Norms regarding secondary victimization of bullying victims: do they differ according to the victim's categorization?
    Isabel Correia
    CIS Centro de Investigacao e Intervencao Social ISCTE Lisbon University Institute, Lisboa, Portugal
    Scand J Psychol 51:164-70. 2010
    ..Furthermore it was found that for both types of bullying a positive image can be conveyed by secondarily victimizing more an outgroup victim than an ingroup victim...
  61. ncbi Sensible organizations: technology and methodology for automatically measuring organizational behavior
    Daniel Olguin Olguin
    Human Dynamics Research Group, Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 39:43-55. 2009
    ..We also found that physical proximity and e-mail exchange had a negative correlation of r = -0.55 (p 0.01), which has far-reaching implications for past and future research on social networks...
  62. ncbi A dynamic systems analysis of parent-child changes associated with successful "real-world" interventions for aggressive children
    Isabela Granic
    Community Health Systems Resource Group, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:845-57. 2007
    ..Also, dyads who improved still expressed negative emotions, but they acquired the skills to repair conflicts, shifting out of their negative interactions to mutually positive patterns...
  63. ncbi The role of relationships in the professional formation of physicians: case report and illustration of an elicitation technique
    Paul Haidet
    The Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, the DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 152, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:382-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to better understand the interplay among relationships and experiences in mediating the effects of the learning environment...
  64. pmc Opposites detract: middle school peer group antipathies
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 106:240-56. 2010
    ..There was some evidence of rivalry within the mainstream culture: The higher a group's school grades, the more its members disliked groups whose members participated in sports...
  65. ncbi Using technology to explore social networks and mechanisms underlying peer effects in classrooms
    Jonathan Guryan
    University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:355-64. 2008
    ..The handhelds collect data on interactions between students and track how students' answers evolve as they interact with different peers...
  66. pmc Social ties and mental health
    I Kawachi
    The Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard Center for Society and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 78:458-67. 2001
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  67. ncbi Sociometric classification methods in school peer groups: a comparative investigation
    N L Frederickson
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:921-33. 1998
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  68. ncbi Peer relations across contexts: individual-network homophily and network inclusion in and after school
    Jeff Kiesner
    Dipartimento di Psicologia dello Sviluppo e della Socializzazione, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Child Dev 74:1328-43. 2003
    ..Finally, both in-school and after-school peer network inclusion contributed to explaining variance in depressive symptoms, after controlling for classroom peer preference...
  69. ncbi Peer rejection, temperament, and cortisol activity in preschoolers
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 43:346-58. 2003
    ..In these contexts, both direct and indirect pathways between temperament and cortisol need to be examined...
  70. ncbi The separateness of social and emotional loneliness in childhood
    Pamela Qualter
    Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:233-44. 2002
    ..The overall aim of this research was to examine the relationship between social isolation and emotional loneliness...
  71. ncbi Staying in or moving away from structured activities: Explanations involving parents and peers
    Andreas Persson
    Center for Developmental Research, Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Science, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Dev Psychol 43:197-207. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the authors found some indications that positive feelings at home might protect youths who switch from structured activities to hanging out on the streets from increases in delinquency...
  72. ncbi Aggression and self-esteem: a diary study of children's reactivity to negative interpersonal events
    Alison J Esposito
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark 19716, USA
    J Pers 73:887-906. 2005
    ..Intervention implications are also considered...
  73. ncbi Emotion regulation abilities and the quality of social interaction
    Paulo N Lopes
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Emotion 5:113-8. 2005
    ..negative peer nominations, and reciprocal friendship nominations. These relationships remained statistically significant after controlling for the Big Five personality traits as well as verbal and fluid intelligence...
  74. ncbi Early adolescent peer ecologies in rural communities: bullying in schools that do and do not have a transition during the middle grades
    Thomas W Farmer
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1106-17. 2011
    ..They also bring into question the conventional view of the small K-8 or K-12 rural school as a peaceful and supportive peer community...
  75. ncbi Obesity and interpersonal problems: an analysis with the interpersonal circumplex
    Gianluca Lo Coco
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Psychol Psychother 19:390-8. 2012
    ..These findings underscore the importance for clinicians to assess carefully patients' interpersonal functioning, especially with respect to treatment-seeking obese patients...
  76. ncbi The complex relation between bullying, victimization, acceptance, and rejection: giving special attention to status, affection, and sex differences
    Rene Veenstra
    Sociology, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 31, Groningen 9712 TG, The Netherlands
    Child Dev 81:480-6. 2010
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  77. ncbi Social anxiety and peer relations among adolescents: testing a psychobiological model
    K S Walters
    University of Nebraska Lincoln 68588 0308, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 12:183-98. 1998
    ..Implications of these results for further study of the Trower and Gilbert (1989) model of social anxiety are discussed...
  78. ncbi Subtypes of social withdrawal in early childhood: sociometric status and social-cognitive differences across four years
    A W Harrist
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas, Austin 78712, USA
    Child Dev 68:278-94. 1997
    ....
  79. ncbi Use of sociometric techniques to assess the social status of mainstreamed children with learning difficulties
    N L Frederickson
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 124:381-433. 1998
    ..Further reliability research with mainstreamed children is recommended, as is the application of theoretical accounts of affiliation in designing sociometric methods...
  80. ncbi Social cognitive predictors of peer acceptance at age 5 and the moderating effects of gender
    Francisco Braza
    Department of Ethology, Estación Biológic de Doñana, Spanish Council for Scientific Research C S I C, Apartado 1056, 41080 Seville, Spain
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:703-16. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that abilities promoting peer acceptance are different for boys and girls...
  81. ncbi Social inappropriateness, executive control, and aging
    Julie D Henry
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Aging 24:239-44. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that changes in both social and cognitive factors are important in understanding age-related changes in social behavior...
  82. pmc Child maltreatment, attention networks, and potential precursors to borderline personality disorder
    Fred A Rogosch
    Mt Hope Family Center, University of Rochester, NY 14608, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:1071-89. 2005
    ..Experiential and biological contributions to risk for BPD and recommendations for prevention and intervention are discussed...
  83. ncbi Cyberball: a program for use in research on interpersonal ostracism and acceptance
    Kipling D Williams
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Behav Res Methods 38:174-80. 2006
    ..The game was designed to manipulate independent variables (e.g., ostracism) but can also be used as a dependent measure of prejudice and discrimination. The game works on both PC and Macintosh (OS X) platforms and is freely available...
  84. pmc Modeling homophily over time with an actor-partner interdependence model
    Danielle Popp
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1028-39. 2008
    ..Over time, younger members of these dyads had less stable patterns of intoxication than older members, largely because younger partners changed their drinking behavior to resemble that of older partners...
  85. ncbi Aggressive and nonaggressive children's moral judgments and moral emotion attributions in situations involving retaliation and unprovoked aggression
    Luciano Gasser
    University of Teacher Education of Central Switzerland, Institute for Diversity Education, Töpferstrasse 10, 6004 Lucerne, Switzerland
    J Genet Psychol 173:417-39. 2012
    ..The results are discussed in terms of previous research on aggressive children's moral understanding of retaliation and unprovoked aggression...
  86. pmc Similarity in depressive symptoms in adolescents' friendship dyads: selection or socialization?
    Matteo Giletta
    Department of Psychology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Dev Psychol 47:1804-14. 2011
    ..Findings highlight the importance of examining friendship relations as a potential context for the development of depressive symptoms...
  87. ncbi Links between social network closure and child well-being: the organizing role of friendship context
    Anne C Fletcher
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:1057-68. 2006
    ..Both friendship cluster and, to some extent, ethnicity moderated associations between closure and indicators of well-being...
  88. pmc Early adolescents' social standing in peer groups: behavioral correlates of stability and change
    Jennifer E Lansford
    Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1084-95. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of their implications for understanding links between social standing and problem behaviors during adolescence...
  89. ncbi Relations between different types of children's aggressive behavior and sociometric status among peers of the same and opposite gender
    Gordana Kerestes
    Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Scand J Psychol 47:477-83. 2006
    ..A need to examine developmental changes and cultural differences in relationships between aggression and peer status was emphasized...
  90. ncbi Self-blame and peer victimization in middle school: an attributional analysis
    S Graham
    Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1521, USA
    Dev Psychol 34:587-99. 1998
    ....
  91. pmc A randomized trial of a classroom intervention to increase peers' social inclusion of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Amori Yee Mikami
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:100-12. 2013
    ..This study tested the proposition that an adjunctive component encouraging the peer group to be socially inclusive of children with ADHD would augment the efficacy of traditional interventions...
  92. ncbi Nursing work stress: the impacts of social network structure and organizational citizenship behavior
    Seng Su Tsang
    National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    J Nurs Res 20:9-18. 2012
    ..Whereas physical resources are less difficult to manipulate because of their tangibility, psychological resources, particularly psychological support from colleagues, are typically not deployed to greatest effect...
  93. ncbi Social comparison performance standards, threat, and tolerance for experimentally-induced pain
    Todd Jackson
    Key Laboratory of Cognition and Personality, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
    Eur J Pain 15:1081-6. 2011
    ..The research highlighted powerful situational influences on tolerance for experimental pain and identified conditions under which verbally-presented upward social comparison standards may facilitate and hinder the capacity to bear pain...
  94. ncbi Predicting acceptance and popularity in early adolescence as a function of hearing status, gender, and educational setting
    Nina Wolters
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2553-65. 2011
    ..Voter population difference and different social behavior norms are considered as an explanation for popularity differences as a function of educational setting...
  95. pmc Bullies, victims, and antipathy: the feeling is mutual
    Christopher A Hafen
    Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, University of Virginia, 350 Old Ivy Way, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:801-9. 2013
    ..The findings indicate that although bullies and victims have elevated mean levels of rejection, they are not disliked by most peers but rather by those who report themselves to be high on these attributes...
  96. ncbi Longitudinal effects of theory of mind on later peer relations: the role of prosocial behavior
    Marcella Caputi
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Dev Psychol 48:257-70. 2012
    ..The authors discuss implications of these longitudinal effects for the understanding of the impact of social-cognitive achievements for children's developing social relations...
  97. ncbi Trajectories of peer social influences as long-term predictors of drug use from early through late adolescence
    Lei Duan
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:454-65. 2009
    ..The findings also raise the question of whether cigarette use may represent a symbol of peer group identity that is unlike other drug use, and once formed, may have lasting adverse effects through the adolescent years...
  98. ncbi Anxious solitude and peer exclusion predict social helplessness, upset affect, and vagal regulation in response to behavioral rejection by a friend
    Heidi Gazelle
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1077-96. 2009
    ..Results also indicated that affective, social-cognitive, and regulatory processes directly contributed to children's responses to behavioral rejection...
  99. ncbi Behavioral precursors to accidents and resulting physical impairment
    L Pulkkinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Child Dev 66:1660-79. 1995
    ..For females, the predictions of accidents and impairment were less accurate than for males...
  100. ncbi Children's aggressive behaviour and teacher-child conflict in kindergarten: is teacher perceived control over child behaviour a mediating variable?
    Sarah Doumen
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Educ Psychol 79:663-75. 2009
    ..Research repeatedly showed young children's aggressive behaviour to predict relationship difficulties with the teacher...
  101. ncbi Child sociometric status and parent behaviors. An observational study
    D Z Franz
    University of Mississippi, USA
    Behav Modif 25:3-20. 2001
    ..Mothers and fathers of rejected children exhibited greater differences between parents in their use of questions than parents of neglected or average children. The implications of these findings are discussed...

Research Grants45

  1. Risk and Resilience in Anxious Solitary Children
    Heidi Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. PSYCHOTHERAPY GROUPS: DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES AND ROLES
    K MacKenzie; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Group climate dimensions and critical transition events will be used to identify stages. Sociometric techniques will be applied to determine roles. Pre-group personality measures will identify potential role candidates...
  3. Risk and Protective Factors in School Maladjustment
    GARY LADD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. RISK & PROTECTIVE FACTORS IN EARLY SCHOOL MALADJUSTMENT
    GARY LADD; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., anxiety, depression, loneliness, low self-esteem), and (c) school failure (e.g., underachievement, scholastic disengagement, school avoidance, truancy, suspensions, and drop out). ..
  5. PEER FUNCTIONING, SUICIDALITY, TRANSITION TO ADOLESCENCE
    Mitchell Prinstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Analyses will include MAC/SEM for evaluation of predictor variables across the normative and clinical samples and growth curve analyses to track effects of across time. ..
  6. Adolescent Peer Relations: Outcomes & Family Precursors
    Joseph Allen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. EARLY READING SKILLS AND RISK FOR PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
    SCOTT GEST; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Targeted Social Network HIV Prevention Intervention
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research, if successful, will provide a model that can be used to focus HIV prevention efforts on community population segments in greatest need. ..
  9. Early Experience, Stress Neurobiology & Prevention Sci
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. CROSS GENERATIONAL INFLUENCES ON DEV OF AGGRESSION
    L Huesmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, we will evaluate the role of cognitive, information-processing factors as mediators in a social- learning process that teachers children life-long aggressive habits and promotes transmission across generations. ..
  11. ATTACHMENT AND RELATIONSHIPS IN ADOLESCENCE
    Jude Cassidy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Measures will include the Adult Attachment Interview, questionnaire measures, observations of behavioral interaction, peer-, teacher-, and self- reports of social relations and behavior, and experimental information-processing tasks. ..
  12. Applied Linguistics and Limited English Proficiency in the Medical Setting
    CAROLINE VICKERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The work will aid in health promotion, disease prevention, self- management in health and illness;as well as directly address health disparities of LEP groups. ..
  13. HIV Risk Reduction Predictors in Russian Social Networks
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..s. ..
  14. APPLIED HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    Sandra Graham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The application requests stipends, tuition, fees, and training-related expenses for four predoctoral fellows and two postdoctoral fellows in each of five years. ..
  15. Cuentos de la Vida: Exploring Cultural Heritage through Storytelling
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Social-Emotional Assessment of Child's School Readiness
    SUSANNE DENHAM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Extending Evidence-based Social-behavioral Skill Training to Young Children
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Development and implementation of efficacious interventions such as SSGRIN-P can reduce these costs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Maintaining Physical Activity in Older Adult MCO Members
    Brian Martinson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Co-Rumination and Adjustment: A Multi-Method Assessment
    Amanda J Rose; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding co-rumination may be important for anticipating the emotional risks for youth who have close relationships and for developing prevention and treatment programs to promote their mental health. ..
  20. Social Pathways from Impulsivity to Conduct Problems
    Jackson Goodnight; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Staying Safe: Long-Term Injection Drug Users Who Have Avoided HIV & Hepatitis C
    Samuel Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Youth's Social Cognitive Responses to Scenes of Ethnic Violence
    L Huesmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Meaning-making in the context of divorce: Links with emotion regulation
    JESSICA BORELLI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A better understanding of these topics is critical for elucidating resiliency process and for developing effective treatment and prevention programs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. PROCESSES LINKING VIOLENCE EXPOSURE AND TEENAGE OUTCOME
    Suzanne Salzinger; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The indirect effect of exposure to violence on academic achievement through involvement and poor mental health will also be evaluated. ..
  25. Work-Strain, Career Course and Research Integrity
    Brian Martinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. SOCIAL DOMINANCE, GENDER, AND CARDIOVASCULAR REACTIVITY
    Tamara Newton; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  27. The Efficacy of Reiki in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia & CFS
    Dedra Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This pilot study could potentially impact the clinical care of the estimated 6 million Americans with FM, and shape the design of future larger, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of Reiki and other energy therapies. ..
  28. Relational Vulnerability, Aggression, and Depression
    NICKI CRICK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  29. Social skills training for aggressive adolescents
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Parent and adolescent evaluations of the PF product will also be gathered. This research will be instrumental in establishing the PF product as an efficacious competitor in the intervention marketplace. ..
  30. Procedural Justice, Identity, and Research Integrity
    Brian Martinson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  31. LOCAL CONTEXT, SOCIAL-CONTROL ACTION, AND HIV RISK
    Samuel Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  32. Advances in Sociometric Identification Methods
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will enable professionals working with children around the country to access this valuable assessment tool. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
  33. Transition to Kindergarten and Relational Aggression
    NICKI CRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Assessments will include naturalistic observations plus teacher and self-reports of children's social behavior and experiences and adaptation to kindergarten (social-psychological and academic adjustment). ..
  34. Intimate Partner Violence and Inflammatory Processes
    Tamara Newton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Consumer Influences of Treatment of Depression
    Richard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
  36. AT-RISK IRRITABLE INFANTS
    Jude Cassidy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Maternal Attachment Interviews (at 6 and 12m) will permit examination of several important questions. ..
  37. Multimedia Strategies to Enhance Child Treatment Effects
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..For both trials, outcome data will be collected regarding skill acquisition and social and behavioral functioning. Spanish translations of final versions will be created and a web-based distribution center will be developed. ..
  38. NeuroBehavioral Correlates of Early Deprivation
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Extending Social Skills Training for Children Through Interactive Technology
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Causes of Comorbidity:Substance Use Disorder, ADHD & CD
    Soo Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  41. Developmental Psychobiology of Stress in Children
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Serious Youth Violence & Long-term Use of Violent Media
    L Huesmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Psychobiological studies of stress in young children
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We argue that normative developmental research complements and provides basic data necessary for research and theory on developmental psychopathology. ..
  44. ADJUSTMENT OF INTERNATIONALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work will add significantly to our understanding of the health and behavioral sequelae of early adversity and th potential impact of early adversity on stress-sensitive limbic-hypothalamic processes. ..