Social Status of Aggressive and Aggressive/Withdrawn Boys: A Replication Across Age and Method


The research that has examined the relationship between aggressive child behavior and social status has been equivocated by inconsistent findings. Recently, however, a kindergarten study found that this ambiguity can be reduced by separating boys into aggressive versus aggressive/withdrawn groups. The present study represents a replication of these findings, while employing different assessment procedures, for a sample of elementary-age boys.

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Dr. Milich was at the University of Iowa when the article was originally published.