American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 149–154 | Cite as

Relationship between kindergarten children's interpersonal problem-solving skills and other indices of school adjustment: A cautionary note

  • Janet F. Gillespie
  • Joseph A. Durlak
  • Daniel Sherman
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Social Psychology Health Psychology Cautionary Note School Adjustment Kindergarten Child 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janet F. Gillespie
    • 1
  • Joseph A. Durlak
    • 2
  • Daniel Sherman
    • 1
  1. 1.Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale
  2. 2.Applied Psychology ProgramLoyola University of ChicagoChicago

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