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Differential Prediction of Internalizing and Externalizing Symptomatology

Abstract Using data from an eight-year longitudinal study of 214 children's social and emotional development, I conducted three studies to (1) examine patterns of agreement for internalizing (INT) and externalizing (EXT) symptomatology among different informants (mothers, fathers, teachers, and adolescents) using a recently developed structural equation modeling approach for multi-trait, multi-method data; (2) examine the developmental trajectories for INT and EXT and predict individual differences in symptom development using temperament and parenting variables; and (3) describe patterns of INT and EXT co-occurrence and predict these patterns from temperament and parenting. In Study 1, longitudinal invariance was established for mothers', f... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Sulik, Michael John (Author) / Eisenberg, Nancy (Advisor) / Spinrad, Tracy L (Advisor) / Lemery-Chalfant, Kathryn (Committee member) / Wolchik, Sharlene A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 188 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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