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The longitudinal links between shame and increasing hostility during adolescence

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Little research has examined changes in emotional experience in adolescents. We hypothesized that the

    experience of shame would lead adolescents to become increasingly hostile. We report a one-year longitudinal

    study involving 765 high school students (392 males and 373 females; mean age = 14.41 yrs) in

    Grade 9 at Time 1 and 670 students (335 males and 335 females) in Grade 10 at Time 2. Shame and hostility

    showed high levels of stability over one-year. Structural equation modelling showed that higher

    shame in Grade 9 was predictive of increases in hostility in Grade 10, whereas hostility was not predictive

    of increases in shame. These results are discussed with reference to the nature of shame and its potential

    to provoke antisocial behaviour.

Authors


  •   Heaven, Patrick C. L. (external author)
  •   Ciarrochi, Joseph (external author)
  •   Leeson, Peter R.

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Heaven, P. C. L.., Ciarrochi, J. V. & Leeson, P. R. (2009). The longitudinal links between shame and increasing hostility during adolescence. Personality and Individual Differences, 47 (8), 841-844.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-69849096123

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/3370

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 841

End Page


  • 844

Volume


  • 47

Issue


  • 8

Abstract


  • Little research has examined changes in emotional experience in adolescents. We hypothesized that the

    experience of shame would lead adolescents to become increasingly hostile. We report a one-year longitudinal

    study involving 765 high school students (392 males and 373 females; mean age = 14.41 yrs) in

    Grade 9 at Time 1 and 670 students (335 males and 335 females) in Grade 10 at Time 2. Shame and hostility

    showed high levels of stability over one-year. Structural equation modelling showed that higher

    shame in Grade 9 was predictive of increases in hostility in Grade 10, whereas hostility was not predictive

    of increases in shame. These results are discussed with reference to the nature of shame and its potential

    to provoke antisocial behaviour.

Authors


  •   Heaven, Patrick C. L. (external author)
  •   Ciarrochi, Joseph (external author)
  •   Leeson, Peter R.

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • Heaven, P. C. L.., Ciarrochi, J. V. & Leeson, P. R. (2009). The longitudinal links between shame and increasing hostility during adolescence. Personality and Individual Differences, 47 (8), 841-844.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-69849096123

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/3370

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 841

End Page


  • 844

Volume


  • 47

Issue


  • 8