The Influence of Positive Emotionality, Social Competence, and Parental Warmth on Psychological Adjustment:​ ​A Genetically Informed Design


Children who are socially competent during early childhood are less likely to show elevated levels of internalizing and externalizing behaviors in middle childhood, which decreases subsequent mental health risk. It is likely... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Amanda Griffin (University of Oregon)
  2. Amanda Ramos (Penn State University)
  3. Yayouk Willems (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  4. Daniel Shaw (University of Pittsburgh)
  5. Leslie Leve (University of Oregon)
  6. David Reiss (Yale University)
  7. Jody Ganiban (George Washington University)
  8. Misaki Natsuaki (University of California Riverside)
  9. Jenae Neiderhiser (The Pennsylvania State University)

Topic Areas

Positive Psychology/Wellbeing , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis) , Development


OS-3C » Personality/Politics/Sexual Orientation (15:15 - Thursday, 21st June, Monadnock)

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