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Parenting & Family Research Center


Adolescent Studies

Kate Flory, Benjamin Hankin (University of Denver) in collaboration with Kerrie Glass Murphy, Emily Wetter, and Catherine Cheely Bradley

The goal of these two small pilot studies funded by the USC Research Consortium for Children and Families (RCCF) was to examine the relation between ADHD and negative outcomes, such as intention to use substances and poor friendship quality, among adolescents ages 11-17. Data were collected using a multi-method approach and included video-recorded parent-child and child-friend interactions. Results will help to better understand the negative adolescent outcomes associated with ADHD.