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Research Interests for Philip R. Costanzo

Research Interests: Social Development, Personality, and Child Clinical

Research interests include (1) The development of children's ideas and beliefs about the social environment. This includes an interest in the underlying socialization processes that mediate the development of moral emotions , moral cognition and susceptibility to peer pressures (2) The relationships between values, motivations and depressive states in both adolescents and adults. Also, how social-cognitive biases pertinent to affective disorders as well as risky decisions develop and are socialized by parental norms and peer influences. (3) Psychological and social concomitants of obesity and eating disorders . (4) Prevention research on adolescent and adult problems of alcohol and drug abuse

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Recent Publications   (search)
  1. Hussong, AM; Langley, HA; Rothenberg, WA; Coffman, JL; Halberstadt, AG; Costanzo, PR; Mokrova, I, Raising grateful children one day at a time, Applied Developmental Science (May, 2018), pp. 1-14 [doi].
  2. Hussong, AM; Langley, HA; Thomas, TE; Coffman, JL; Halberstadt, AG; Costanzo, PR; Rothenberg, WA, Measuring gratitude in children, The Journal of Positive Psychology (January, 2018) [doi[abs].
  3. Golonka, MM; Peairs, KF; Malone, PS; Grimes, CL; Costanzo, PR, Natural Peer Leaders as Substance Use Prevention Agents: the Teens' Life Choice Project., Prevention Science : the Official Journal of the Society for Prevention Research, vol. 18 no. 5 (July, 2017), pp. 555-566 [doi[abs].
  4. Rothenberg, WA; Hussong, AM; Langley, HA; Egerton, GA; Halberstadt, AG; Coffman, JL; Mokrova, I; Costanzo, PR, Grateful parents raising grateful children: Niche selection and the socialization of child gratitude., Applied Developmental Science, vol. 21 no. 2 (January, 2017), pp. 106-120 [doi[abs].
  5. Hussong, AM; Langley, HA; Coffman, JL; Halberstadt, AG; Costanzo, PR, Parent socialization of children’s gratitude, in Developing Gratitude in Children and Adolescents (January, 2017), pp. 199-219 [doi[abs].

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