Journal of Research on Adolescence

Cover image for Vol. 26 Issue 2

Edited By: Noel A. Card, Ph.D.

Impact Factor: 2.48

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/43 (Family Studies); 21/69 (Psychology Developmental)

Online ISSN: 1532-7795

Virtual Issues

Virtual Issues from Journal of Research on Adolescence

Celebrating 20 years of the Journal of Research on Adolescence,

Published: 19 Aug 2010


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Journal of Research on Adolescence, the Society for Research on Adolescence and the journal's editorial team are pleased to present a virtual issue that represents the best of JRA. The issue is comprised of the ten most highly cited JRA articles published in the last decade, and embodies the exemplary quality of scholarship upon which the journal has solidified its reputation as a leading publication in the field of adolescent research over the last 20 years.

We know some things: Parent-adolescent relationships in retrospect and prospect
Laurence Steinberg

Racial identity matters: The relationship between racial discrimination and psychological functioning in African American adolescents
Robert M. Sellers, Nikeea Copeland-Linder, Pamela P. Martin and R. L'Heureux Lewis

More than myth: The developmental significance of romantic relationships during adolescence
W. Andrew Collins

What adolescents learn in organized youth activities: A survey of self-reported developmental experiences
David M. Hansen, Reed W. Larson and Jodi B. Dworkin

How academic achievement, attitudes, and behaviors related to the course of substance use during adolescence: A 6-year, multiwave national longitudinal study
Alison L. Bryant, John E. Schulenberg, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman and Lloyd D. Johnston

Using TV as a guide: Associations between television viewing and adolescents' sexual attitudes and behavior
Monique Ward and Kimberly Friedman

Perceived relational support in adolescence: Dimensions, configurations, and adolescent adjustment
Ron H. J. Scholte, Cornelis F. M. Van Lieshout and Marcel A. G. Van Aken

Coping with family conflict and economic strain: The adolescent perspective
Martha E. Wadsworth and Bruce E. Compas

Adolescent problem behavior in China and the United States: A cross-national study of psychosocial protective factors
Richard Jessor, Mark S. Turbin, Frances M. Costa, Qi Dong, Hongchuan Zhang and Changhai Wang

Mixed-gender groups, dating, and romantic relationships in early adolescence
Jennifer Connolly, Wendy Craig, Adele Goldberg and Debra Pepler