Citations with the tag: ADJUSTMENT (Psychology) in adolescence

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  • Tyttöjen ja poikien erilainen selviytyminen perheväkivallasta.
    Lepistö, Sari; Paavilainen, Eija // Janus; 2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p221 

    Adolescents' coping strategies differ in different situations. This study examines differences in the coping strategies of girls and boys who have experienced domestic violence. The data for the analysis comes from a survey on ninth-graders, conducted in one municipality during autumn 2007. A...

  • Uso autoinformado de Internet en adolescentes: perfil psicológico de un uso elevado de la red.
    Poch, Ferran Viñas // International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy; 2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p109 

    Excessive use of the Internet, defined by the number of hours spent surfing the web, can affect an adolescent's social life and school performance, and as a consequence, lead parents to seek psychological help. In order to know the level and characteristics of Internet use among adolescents,...

  • Sources of stress and support among rural-based first-year university students: an exploratory study.
    Pillay, Anthony L.; Ngcobo, Humphrey S. B. // South African Journal of Psychology; Aug2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p234 

    First-year university students are faced with numerous challenges, some of which prove more than they can cope with. As a result their prospects of graduating are reduced, as reflected in the high failure and drop-out rates nationally. These challenges are certainly greater in rural-based...

  • Role of Grade and Gender in Adolescent Adjustment.
    Gopal, D. V. Venu; Ashok, A.; Madhu, K. // Journal of Psychosocial Research; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p53 

    The present study examines the role of grade and gender on the adjustment patterns of the adolescent students. A total of 1335 students (boys=674, girls=661) who were studying grade 8, grade 9, grade 10 and grade 12 in various institutes of north coastal Andhra Pradesh participated in this...

  • The Association Between Child Maltreatment and Coping Strategies Among Finnish 9th Graders.
    Lepistö, Sari; Paavilainen, Eija // Child Welfare; Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p103 

    Child maltreatment is commonplace, and adolescents are involved in it either as witnesses or victims. Research has shown that child maltreatment plays a major role in adolescent well-being and coping. The purpose of this study is to describe adolescents' experiences of child maltreatment and...

  • Stress and Coping Among Adolescents Across a Competitive Swim Season.
    McDonough, Meghan H.; Hadd, Valerie; Crocker, Peter R. E.; Holt, Nicholas L.; Tamminen, Katherine A.; Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly // Sport Psychologist; Jun2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p143 

    This study qualitatively examined the congruence between anticipated and experienced stressors and coping, and approaches to coping by elite adolescent swimmers across a competitive season. Eight swimmers were interviewed before and after 4 swim meets in a season. Data collection and analysis...

  • Agresividad y afrontamiento en la adolescencia. Una perspectiva intercultural.
    Samper, Paula; Tur, Ana M.; Mestre, V.; Cortés, M. T. // International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy; 2008, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p431 

    The infantile and juvenile aggressiveness is considered to be a complex phenomenon, with multiple factors that contribute to different aggressive manifestations. This phenomenon has been an object of many investigations, which have the aim to understand the basic mechanisms that cause and...

  • WHEN SOMEONE YOU LOVE falls ill.
    Samper, Paula; Tur, Ana M.; Mestre, V.; Cortés, M. T. // Dolly; Aug2013, Issue 512, p104 

    The article discusses ways teenage girls can cope with and alleviate the pain and anxiety resulting from a loved one such as a parent, sibling or close friend getting sick. Psychologist Gemma Cribb emphasizes the importance of acknowledging one's feelings rather than suppressing them. Tips for...

  • A social work study on relationship between coping approaches and general self-efficacy scale.
    Poorkord, Mehdi; Ghorbani, Tahereh; Khodarahmi, Sahar Mirghobad // Management Science Letters; 2013, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p2335 

    This paper presents a study on relationship between coping approaches and general self-efficacy scale among 67 teenagers aged 13-15 who attended guided schools in city of Najaf-Abad, Esfahan, Iran using a cluster random selection. Students were requested to fill in two questionnaires of Coping...

  • The Impact of Marital Conflicts on the Psychosocial Adjustment of Adolescents in Lagos Metropolis, Nigeria.
    Ngozi, Osarenren; Peter, Nwadinigwe; Stella, Anyama // Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research & Policy Stud; Apr2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p320 

    The study investigated the impact of marital conflicts on the psychosocial adjustment of adolescents in Lagos metropolis. The sample comprises 150 senior secondary two students randomly selected with the use of stratified random sampling technique from five secondary schools in five selected...

  • Challenges in the Transition to College: The Perspective of the Therapist Back Home.
    RUBERMAN, LOUISE // American Journal of Psychotherapy; 2014, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p103 

    The percentage of "emerging adults" in the United States going on to post-secondary education is at its highest rate ever. Most are successful academically and socially during the transition. Some students do not adapt as well. These students may settle down after an initial assessment and brief...

  • SOCIAL ADJUSTMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AMONG ADOLESCENT BOYS.
    Crampton, C. Ward; Partridge, E. Dealton // Education Digest; Nov1938, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p52 

    This article presents a reprint of the article "Social Adjustments Associated With Individual Differences Among Adolescent Boys," by C. Ward Crampton and E. Dealton Partridge, which appeared in the scholarly "Journal of Educational Sociology", October 1938 issue. Data on the personality...

  • TEENS on the streets.
    Crampton, C. Ward; Partridge, E. Dealton // Dolly; Feb2011, Issue 482, p52 

    This article focuses on the plight of homeless teenage girls in Australia. There are a total of 22,000 homeless teenagers in Australia. According to Sera Harris of Mission Australia, homeless teenage girls cannot do all the normal things that many young people take for granted such as washing...

  • Coping Behavior of International Late Adolescent Students in Selected Australian Educational Institutions.
    Shahrill, Masitah; Mundia, Lawrence // Global Journal of Health Science; 2014, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p76 

    Using the Adolescent Coping Scale, ACS (Frydenberg & Lewis, 1993) we surveyed 45 randomly selected foreign adolescents in Australian schools. The coping strategies used most by the participants were: focus on solving the problem; seeking relaxing diversions; focusing on the positive; seeking...

  • Student breakdown.
    Buckley-Sharp, M. D. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Feb1978, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p150 

    The article focuses on the findings of a study conducted by the St. Mary's Hospital Medical School on a whole class of medical students entering the first year at Manchester University Medical School in England. Results show the prevalence of feelings of depression and apathy about six weeks...

  • Passage through puberty.
    Howard, Carol // Psychology Today; Nov85, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p20 

    The article presents information on a study by psychologists Elizabeth Susman and Editha Nottelmann on the role of hormones on behavioral and physical changes in the adolescence. In the study was conducted among boys and girls of age group 9-14 to analyze the effects of gonadotropins, adrenal...

  • Dimensionalidad del Inventario de Afrontamiento para adolescentes y universitarios.
    Boubeta, Antonio Rial; de la Iglesia, Guadalupe; Ongarato, Paula; Liporace, Mercedes Fernández // Psicothema; ago2011, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p464 

    Assessing coping has been a controversial subject and to this day, there is no consensus about its dimensionality. A short version for adolescents and college students of Moos' Coping Responses Inventory-Youth Form is presented. Psychometric analyses performed with 1,160 Argentinean students...

  • Adjustment and Emotional Maturity Among First Year College Students.
    Sharma, Bharti // Pakistan Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology; Sep2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p32 

    The present study compared college adjustment processes and emotional maturity between first and final year female students enrolled in different undergarduate courses offered by colleges affiliated with University of Rajasthan in Jaipur city. They were assessed on Adjustment Inventory for...

  • Adjustment Problems of Non Local Students in a Local University.
    Irum, Rabia; Ajmal, M. Asir; Shamama-tu-Sabah // Pakistan Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology; Sep2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p38 

    The present study was conducted to investigate the adjustment problems of students coming from areas other than Punjab for better educational facilities to a local university of Lahore. The focus was on non-local students who took admission in the university and were living in university's...

  • Adolescents conceived by IVF: parenting and psychosocial adjustment.
    H. Colpin; G. Bossaert // Human Reproduction; Dec2008, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p2724 

    : BACKGROUND A follow-up study was conducted in mid-adolescence on parenting and the childs psychosocial development after in vitro fertilization (IVF). The first phase of the study had compared 31 IVF families and 31 families with a naturally conceived child when the children were 2 years old...

  • Universal Human Problems: Adolescent Phase.
    Brooks, John J. // Education Digest; Apr1952, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p48 

    The article examines the problems of adolescents in the United States. Adolescence is defined as one period of growth in which certain aspects of problems are pressing and important to young people. Aside from coping with adult standards and confusing social codes, many of the young people in...

  • Depressivität und Stressbewältigung bei Medizinstudierenden.
    Jurkat, H. B.; Richter, L.; Cramer, M.; Vetter, A.; Bedau, S.; Leweke, F.; Milch, W. // Der Nervenarzt; May2011, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p646 

    International studies have indicated a high prevalence of depression and a lack of coping with stress in medical students. Freshman and advanced medical students were investigated using a specific questionnaire and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) with a response rate of 100%. Of the subjects...

  • Participation in School-Based Extracurricular Activities and Adolescent Adjustment.
    Darling, Nancy; Caldwell, Linda L.; Smith, Robert // Journal of Leisure Research; 2005 1st Quarter, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p51 

    This paper examines the association between participation in school-based extracurricular activities (ECAs) and adolescent adjustment (drinking, marijuana use, grades, academic attitudes and academic aspirations) among students from six high schools. Three major issues were addressed: the...

  • Randomized, Controlled Trial of Behavior Therapy for Families of Adolescents With Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus.
    Wysocki, Tim; Harris, Michael A.; Greco, Peggy; Bubb, Jeanne; Danda, Caroline Elder; Harvey, Linda M.; McDonell, Kelly; Taylor, Alexandra; White, Neil H. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology; Jan2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p23 

    Objective : To describe the short-term results of a controlled trial of Behavioral Family Systems Therapy (BFST) for families of adolescents with diabetes. Methods : We randomized 119 families of adolescents with diabetes to 3 months' treatment with either BFST, an education and support Group...

  • Los estilos y estrategias de afrontamiento y su relación con el bienestar personal en una muestra de adolescentes.
    Poch, Ferran Viñas; Carrasco, Mónica González; Moreno, Yolanda García; Cerrato, Sara Malo; Aznar, Ferran Casas // Anales de Psicología; ene2015, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p226 

    Several studies have linked coping with personal wellbeing. However, there is no research evidence analyzing this relationship in the Spanish population using Cummins' model (1997). The aim of this study was to know the level of personal wellbeing of a sample of adolescents and to analyze the...

  • Children's and adolescents adjustment to parental multiple sclerosis: a systematic review.
    Razaz, Neda; Nourian, Reza; Marrie, Ruth Ann; Boyce, W. Thomas; Tremlett, Helen // BMC Neurology; 2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1 

    Background Families are the primary source of support and care for most children. In Western societies, 4 to 12% of children live in households where a parent has a chronic illness. Exposure to early-life stressors, including parenting stress, parental depression and parental chronic disease...

  • Emotional Adjustment and School Functioning of Young Adolescents with Multiple Versus Single Learning Disabilities.
    Martinez, Rebecca S.; Semrud-Clikeman, Margaret // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p411 

    Early adolescents (Grades 6-8) with multiple learning disabilities (LD; reading and math) in inclusive settings were compared to adolescents with single LD (reading or math) and typically achieving (TA) peers regarding their psychosocial functioning in two areas of adolescent well-being:...

  • THE TEENAGERS AND YOUNG BEHAVIOUR, DETERMINATION AND SELF-ADJUSTING VALUES.
    MORARU, Aurelia; MORARU, Adina // Scientific Research & Education in the Air Force - AFASES; 2014, Vol. 2, p603 

    The values and their organization during teenage years represent an impotant acquirement for personality and their impact have importance both short and long terms regarding person's behaviour during the life. We consider the determination an essential element in choosing certain values for...

  • THE PRINCESSES OF ATLANTIS (Book).
    MORARU, Aurelia; MORARU, Adina // Kirkus Reviews; 4/1/2002, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p494 

    Reviews the book 'The Princesses of Atlantis,' by Lisa Williams Kline.

  • Prospective Relations between Family Conflict and Adolescent Maladjustment: Security in the Family System as a Mediating Process.
    Cummings, E.; Koss, Kalsea; Davies, Patrick // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology; Apr2015, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p503 

    Conflict in specific family systems (e.g., interparental, parent-child) has been implicated in the development of a host of adjustment problems in adolescence, but little is known about the impact of family conflict involving multiple family systems. Furthermore, questions remain about the...

  • ADOLESCENCIA Y CÁNCER.
    Bellver Pérez, Ascensión; Verdet Martínez, Helade // Psicooncologia; 2015, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p141 

    Adolescence covers from the 15 to the 19 years of age, is a period of transition in the development from childhood to adult life. The appearance of youth changes as a result of the hormonal events of puberty. At this stage, they incorporate a new look and there is a search for their sense of...

  • At-Risk Students in a Rural Context: Benefits and Gains From a Coping Skills Program.
    Eacott, Chelsea; Frydenberg, Erica // Australian Journal of Guidance & Counselling; Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p160 

    There are increasing demands in schools to provide social–emotional learning opportunities for students. This article reports on the utility of a universal coping skills program for young people at risk for depression in a rural context. The study deals specifically with the utility of...

  • The Association Bet ween C hild Maltreatment and Coping Strategies Among Finnish 9th Graders.
    Lepistö, Sari; Paavilainen, Eija // Child Welfare; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p103 

    Child maltreatment is commonplace, and adolescents are involved in it either as witnesses or victims. Research has shown that child maltreatment plays a major role in adolescent well-being and coping. The purpose of this study is to describe adolescents’ experiences of child maltreatment...

  • Spiritual Coping and Adjustment in Adolescents With Chronic Illness: A 2-Year Prospective Study.
    Reynolds, Nina; Mrug, Sylvie; Hensler, Molly; Guion, Kimberly; Madan-Swain, Avi // Journal of Pediatric Psychology; Jun2014, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p542 

    Objective Examine longitudinal relationships between spiritual coping and psychological adjustment among adolescents with chronic illness. Methods Adolescents (N = 128; M = 14.7 years) with cystic fibrosis or diabetes completed measures of spiritual coping and adjustment at 2 time points ∼2...

  • New risk factors for teen self-harm.
    Reynolds, Nina; Mrug, Sylvie; Hensler, Molly; Guion, Kimberly; Madan-Swain, Avi // Therapy Today; Jun2009, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p5 

    The article reports on the findings of a study conducted by Moira Mikolajczak, K.V. Petrides and Jane Hurry which revealed the link between emotional intelligence, coping strategies and self-harm among teenagers. Published in the "British Journal of Clinical Psychology," it noted that a lack of...

  • ACADEMIC STRESS AND COPING STRATEGIES AMONG STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY.
    Kumar, R. Sreevalsa; Side, Ali Sani // Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review; Jun2015, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p83 

    This study examined the level of academic stress among university students with disabilities and the nature of coping strategies they used to deal with stress. It also examined if there existed significant differences in stress and coping strategies among students with different disabilities and...

  • PILNŲ IR NEPILNŲ Å EIMŲ 13-18 METŲ PAAUGLIŲ STRESO Ä®VEIKOS STRATEGIJŲ IR EMOCINIO INTELEKTO SÄ„SAJOS.
    Kutkienė, Lidija // Pedagogy Studies / Pedagogika; 2006, Issue 84, p135 

    The aim of this investigation is to analyze the interconnections of coping their stress styles and emotional intelligence peculiarities and their interconnections from full family's teenagers and incomplete family's teenagers. Two methods were applied: Coping Inventory for Stressful...

  • A Case of the Worries.
    HARTLEY-BREWER, ELIZABETH // Scholastic Parent & Child; Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p68 

    The article focuses on how to help preteens cope with natural anxiety. It is advised to respond to the deeper feelings and unique fears of tweens. Tweens should be given with opportunities to adjust to their self-image and feel more capable and positive. It is deemed helpful to inform them if...

  • Mom, Dad and the Kids.
    MEREDITH, DENNIS // Psychology Today; Jun85, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p62 

    The article discusses how men are coping with life as single parents. It states that single fathers, like single mothers, realize the difficulty of raising children alone while trying to keep their jobs. Social scientists infer that while single dads experience the frustration of being sexually...

  • The Sky Is Falling (Book Review).
    Peasley, Rosie // School Library Journal; Sep88, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p197 

    Reviews the book 'The Sky Is Falling,' by Barbara Corcoran.

  • Are nurses and physicians able to assess which strategies adolescents recently diagnosed with cancer use to cope with disease- and treatment-related distress?
    Engvall, Gunn; Skolin, Inger; Mattsson, Elisabet; Hedström, Mariann; von Essen, Louise // Supportive Care in Cancer; May2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p605 

    Purpose: It was examined whether nurses and physicians are able to identify whether adolescents with cancer have used certain strategies to cope with disease- and treatment-related distress. Method: Adolescents ( N = 48) were asked whether they had used a number of strategies to cope with...

  • CUESTIONARIO DE AFRONTAMIENTO DEL ESTRÉS (CAE): VALIDACIÓN EN UNA MUESTRA MEXICANA.
    GONZÁLEZ, MÓNICA T.; LANDERO, RENÉ // Revista de Psicopatologia y Psicologia Clinica; dec2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p189 

    This paper describes the results of applying the Coping Stress Questionnaire [Cuestionario de Afrontamiento del Estrés, CAE] [Sandín, B. & Chorot, P. (2003). Cuestionario de Afrontamiento del Estrés (CAE): Desarrollo y validación preliminar. Revista de Psicopatología y...

  • Optimism, adjustment and appraisals among adolescents.
    Dangi, Sonia; Shyam, Radhey // Indian Journal of Positive Psychology; Jan2015, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p75 

    The aim of the present study was to find out the gender differences on optimism, adjustment (physical and psychological) and appraisals (primary and secondary) in a specific stressful situation (examination) among the school students. For this purpose a sample of 200 students appearing for 12th...

  • A comparative study ofhome environment and adjustment among adolescents: Gender differences.
    Paul, Sujata // Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing; 2015, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p616 

    The present study was aimed at investigating the home environment and adjustment among adolescents. The sample consisted of 100 boys and girls school students out of which 50 were boys and 50 were girls students. For this purpose of investigation "Adjustment Inventory" by H.S. Asthana and " Home...

  • Personal values and eoping among adolescents.
    Madaan, Atul; Kumaran, J. Senthil // Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing; Jan2015, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p49 

    Adolescent or school going age is vulnerable to changes in the surrounding and introjections of the authority time-to-time. The present study was conducted to find out relationship between values the student has introjected and the coping they have adopted to handle the academic and social...

  • Peer Victimization and Adolescent Adjustment: The Moderating Role of Sleep.
    Tu, Kelly; Erath, Stephen; El-Sheikh, Mona; Tu, Kelly M; Erath, Stephen A // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology; Nov2015, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p1447 

    The present study examined multiple indices of sleep as moderators of the association between peer victimization and adjustment among typically developing adolescents. Participants included 252 adolescents (M = 15.79 years; 66 % European American, 34 % African American) and their...

  • Perceived Personal and Social Competence: Development of Valid and Reliable Measures.
    Fetro, Joyce V.; Rhodes, Darson L.; Hey, David W. // Health Educator; Spring2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p19 

    During the last 20 years, youth programming has shifted from risk reduction to youth development. While numerous instruments exist to measure selected individual characteristics/competencies among youth, a comprehensive instrument to measure four constructs of personal and social skills could...

  • I Crawl Through It.
    Fetro, Joyce V.; Rhodes, Darson L.; Hey, David W. // Publishers Weekly; 12/2/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 49, p102 

    No abstract available.

  • HANDLING STRESS, PART ONE: Flight Isn't Always Bad.
    Esherick, Joan; Bridgemohan // Balancing Act: A Teen's Guide to Managing Stress; 2004, p79 

    The article discusses ways to avoid stress by teenagers. In attempting to get rid of stress, one can pretend that the stressor does not exist. Denial is a common, even necessary, coping mechanism, but it is not healthy if we stay there. Denial does not solve anything. It just delays our having...

  • The Unique Effects of Parental Alcohol and Affective Disorders, Parenting, and Parental Negative Affect on Adolescent Maladjustment.
    Haller, Moira; Chassin, Laurie // Merrill-Palmer Quarterly; Jul2011, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p263 

    Using a high-risk community sample, multiple regression analyses were conducted separately for mothers (n = 416) and fathers (n = 346) to test the unique, prospective influence of parental negative affect on adolescent maladjustment (internalizing symptoms, externalizing symptoms, and negative...

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