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Summarizes the meta-analysis of 18 multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) studies of aggression and depression in youth. Each MTMM correlation matrix was analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to derive an estimate of the relation between aggression and depressive symptoms. Sample sizes ranged from n = 39 to n =1464 with an aggregate N = 5576. Sample correlations of aggression and depression ranged from r = .26 to r = 1.00, with an overall meta-analytic correlation ofr = .59. Moderator analyses were conducted to examine the raltion between syndrome covariation and sample age, gender ratio, and sample origin (clinic versus community sample). The moderator analyses revealed no significant effects, suggesting that the overall correlation between aggression and depression is unrelated to these sample characteristics.
Conference Proceedings: Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference
©1998 by the University of Northern Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
"Comorbidity of Aggression and Depression in Youth: A Meta Analysis,"
Conference Proceedings: Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference: Vol. 2:
1, Article 21.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/csbsproceedings/vol2/iss1/21