Understanding Girls Problem Behavior

Author: Margaret Kerr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119996071
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Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior presents a collection of recent studies that are shaping our understanding of the development of problem behavior in girls. Most chapters feature longitudinal data and a focus on theory development.

Girls At Risk

Author: Anna-Karin Andershed
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461441307
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The book's detailed review of findings includes several major longitudinal studies of normative and clinical populations, and the possibility of early maturation as a risk factor for pathology is discussed in depth.

Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Author: Patrick H. Tolan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461475570
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Thus, the study of conduct problems and serious outcomes requires knowledge
of the age-normative problem behaviors and their course over time for boys and
girls, and why some children and youth deviate from these normative patterns. ...
There are several reasons why we understand relatively little about the
development of disruptive and delinquent behaviors (such as symptoms of
oppositionality, aggression, and theft) in girls versus boys and, therefore, have
limited ability to ...

Understanding Girl Bullying And What To Do About It

Author: Julaine E. Field
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412964881
Size: 47.90 MB
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This book covers the causes and characteristics of girl bullying; outlines assessment, prevention, and intervention methods; and provides an original 10-session curriculum for small groups.

Understanding Child Behavior Disorders

Author: Donna M. Gelfand
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
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INFOCUS 4 = Which problems are more prevalent in each sex during childhood
and adolescence? Is either sex more troubled than the other? Research confirms
the popular belief that boys are more aggressive than girls. That is, boys are
more likely to taunt, hit, and bully others, throw things, destroy property, use a
weapon in a fight, and generally act in ways that hurt people. Between the ages
of 9 and 17, boys are more likely than girls to behave aggressively and to commit
property ...

Moving Into Adolescence

Author: Roberta G. Simmons
Publisher: AldineTransaction
ISBN: 0202367436
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exhibit high problem behavior earn a low teacher evaluation and demonstrate
greater opposite-sex popularity; among girls, such students also attain less
positive peer regard in general and rate themselves less favorably on looks but
more favorably on athletics; among boys, those who are behavior problems also
are the ones to earn lower GPAs. According to the correlations in Grade 7, both
boys and girls involved in problem behavior earn less high GPAs; girls are more
likely to be ...

Adolescents And Their Families

Author: Richard M. Lerner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131784274X
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Compared to peers, they lacked achievement orientation, and sharply manifested
more externalizing problem behavior, including sexual acting-out. In general, the
girls were especially adversely affected. They were pessimistic, antisocial, lacked
general competence and cognitive motivation, and manifested internalizing
problem behavior. Type V boys and girls at age 4 years, and girls at age 9 years,
had manifested more total problem behavior than all other groups. Relative to
peers ...

African American Girls

Author: Faye Z. Belgrave
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441900906
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Girls who lived in high-risk neighborhoods and who believed that drugs were
harmful and/or had negative attitudes toward drugs were less likely to use drugs.
These findings suggest that both neighborhood factors and girls' beliefs about
drugs affect drug using behavior. The implication of the findings from this study is
that beliefs about drug use can be modified through education. Girls who are at
risk for problem behaviors because of other factors may be even more
susceptible to the ...