9. The Transfer of Developmental and Health Risk from Women with Histories of Aggressive Behavior to Their Children: Recent Results from the Concordia Longitudinal Project

  1. Margaret Kerr3,
  2. Håkan Stattin3,
  3. Rutger C. M. E. Engels4,
  4. Geertjan Overbeek5 and
  5. Anna-Karin Andershed6
  1. Lisa A. Serbin1,
  2. Dale M. Stack1,
  3. Michele Hubert1,
  4. Alex E. Schwartzman1 and
  5. Jane Ledingham2

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470977453.ch9

Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships

Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships

How to Cite

Serbin, L. A., Stack, D. M., Hubert, M., Schwartzman, A. E. and Ledingham, J. (2011) The Transfer of Developmental and Health Risk from Women with Histories of Aggressive Behavior to Their Children: Recent Results from the Concordia Longitudinal Project, in Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships (eds M. Kerr, H. Stattin, R. C. M. E. Engels, G. Overbeek and A.-K. Andershed), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470977453.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Developmental Research, Örebro University, Sweden

  2. 4

    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  3. 5

    Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  4. 6

    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Research in Human Development, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666326

Online ISBN: 9780470977453

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Keywords:

  • sequelae and consequences;
  • Characteristics of Aggressive Girls;
  • Childhood Aggression as a Predictor of Family Disadvantage;
  • Patterns of Aggression on the Playground;
  • Risk-Taking Behavior;
  • Maternal Health;
  • Pupil Evaluation Inventory PEI;
  • “children who are too shy to make friends easily”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Longitudinal Study of Aggression in Canada

  • The Concordia Longitudinal Risk Project: Overview of Design and Findings through Early Adulthood

  • Trajectories Followed by Highly Aggressive Girls in Middle Childhood, Adolescence and Early Adulthood

  • Some Implications of Girlhood Aggression for Continuing Adult Development and the Inter-Generational Transfer of Risk

  • Predicting Parenting and Home Environment: Risk to a New Generation

  • Childhood Aggression as a Predictor of Family Disadvantage

  • Childhood Aggression as a Predictor of Health and development in the Subsequent Generation

  • Summary of Intergenerational Risk

  • Conclusion

  • References