248 fifth to tenth grade students completed peer- and self-report measures of peer acceptance, friendship quality, self-worth, depression, anxiety, inattention/ hyperactivity, and aggression. Both group- and dyadic-level peer relations measures predicted psychopathological characteristics and self-worth, with most effects similar across grade and gender.
Conference Proceedings: Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference
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Irwin, Courtney and Harton, Helen C.
"The Effects of Peer Relations on Adolescents' Psychopathological Characteristics and Self-Worth: Do Age and Gender Matter?,"
Conference Proceedings: Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference: Vol. 7:
1, Article 38.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/csbsproceedings/vol7/iss1/38