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Interpersonal Emotion Dynamics in Mother-Daughter Dyads during Adolescence
The overarching goal of the current dissertation was to examine emotion dynamics in mother-daughter interactions across different positive and negative contexts, and their associations with psychosocial adjustment—relationship ...
Bullying Involvement and Adolescent Substance Use: A Study of Multilevel Risk and Protective Factors
Bullying, frequent drunkenness, and frequent cannabis use are significant health-risk behaviours among youth. While many studies have demonstrated that bullying involvement may initiate a developmental pathway to both types ...
Emotion Regulation in Adolescence: A Mechanism in the Development of Internalizing Symptoms
The overarching goal of the current dissertation was to examine how emotion regulation (ER) underlies the development of anxious and depressive symptoms in adolescence. Each study took a comprehensive and longitudinal ...
Bridging the link between trauma, brain development and depression: epigenetic mechanisms
Despite its large impact on the individual and society, we currently have only a rudimentary understanding of the biological basis of Major Depressive Disorder, even less so in adolescent populations. This thesis focuses ...
Helping Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder Develop Social Competence in Community-Based Settings
The purpose of the current dissertation is to identify the features of effective interventions by exploring the experiences of youth with ASD who participate in such interventions, through two intervention studies (Studies ...