Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence by Gerald R. Adams, Michael Berzonsky

By Gerald R. Adams, Michael Berzonsky

This quantity brings jointly a group of prime psychologists to supply a cutting-edge review of adolescent improvement.

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1993) studied conduct disorder items from the Rutter Parent Questionnaire using 8–16-year-old male twins from the Virginia Adolescent Behavioral Development study. Their model identified four underlying latent classes, which were themselves shown to be heritable. However, their model rejected a unidimensional interpretation of the latent processes underlying conduct disorder. Rodgers, Rowe, and Li (1994) studied measures obtained from the Behavioral Problem Index (BPI) using 5–11-year-old children from respondents in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY), nationally representative data from adolescents born between 1958 and 1965.

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