Citations with the tag: ADJUSTMENT (Psychology) in adolescence

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • SELF-REPORTED ADJUSTMENT OF TEENAGERS AT SOCCER TRAINING CENTERS: THE SOCCER TRAINEE ADJUSTMENT SCALE.
    Laurin, Raphaël; Nicolas, Michel; Labruère-Chazal, Catherine; Lacassagne, Marie-Françoise // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Aug2008, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p189 

    The aim of this study was to develop a questionnaire to measure adjustment of teenagers at soccer training centers, particularly newcomers. The Soccer Trainee Adjustment Scale was adapted from the Institutional Integration Scale and assesses the trainee's adjustment to operating and social...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • FACTOR STRUCTURE OF THE ADOLESCENT COPING ORIENTATION FOR PROBLEM EXPERIENCES IN SPANISH ADOLESCENTS.
    FORNS, MARIA; KIRCHNER, TERESA; PERÓ, MARIBEL; PONT, ELISENDA; ABAD, JUDIT; SOLER, LAIA; PARETILLA, CLAUDIA // Psychological Reports; Jun2013, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p845 

    The present study aimed to identify the best structure of the Adolescent Coping Orientation for Problem Experiences when applied to Spanish adolescents. A confirmatory factor analysis of five previous factor structures was conducted. As the data did not fit previous factor models, two...

  • 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...

  • New risk factors for teen self-harm.
    MORARU, Aurelia; MORARU, Adina // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • TEENS on the streets.
    Peasley, Rosie // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • THE PRINCESSES OF ATLANTIS (Book).
    Razaz, Neda; Nourian, Reza; Marrie, Ruth Ann; Boyce, W. Thomas; Tremlett, Helen // Kirkus Reviews; 4/1/2002, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p494 

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • David Elkind and the Crisis of Adolescence: Review, Critique, and Applications.
    Oda, Alan Y. // Journal of Psychology & Christianity; Fall2007, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p251 

    The article discusses a study made by psychologist David Elkind regarding the crisis of adolescence. The author said that adolescence research has challenged both practitioners and researchers, and likewise added that Elkind's study of adolescence has prompted researchers to review, analyze and...

  • Coping with Family Conflict: What�s Helpful and What�s Not for Low-income Adolescents.
    DeCarlo Santiago, Catherine; Wadsworth, Martha // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Apr2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p192 

    Family conflict is exacerbated by poverty-related stress and is detrimental to adolescent mental health. Adolescent coping with family conflict has the potential to buffer or exacerbate the negative effects of family conflict on internalizing symptoms. We examined coping with family conflict...

  • Activos del Barrio y Ajuste Adolescente.
    Delgado, Alfredo Oliva; Su�rez, Luc�a Antol�n; Est�vez Campos, Rosa Ma; Pascual Garc�a, Diana Ma // Psychosocial Intervention / Intervencion Psicosocial; 2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p17 

    This paper presents the results of a study analyzing the relationship between some dimensions or developmental assets in the neighborhood, as measured by the Scale for the Assessment of Developmental Assets in the Neighborhood, and adjustment and life satisfaction of adolescent boys and girls....

  • Autoconcepto y ajuste psicosocial en la adolescencia.
    Delgado, Alfredo Oliva; Su�rez, Luc�a Antol�n; Est�vez Campos, Rosa Ma; Pascual Garc�a, Diana Ma // Psicothema; feb2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7 

    No abstract available.

  • Physical Activity and Psychological Adjustment in Adolescents.
    Goldfield, Gary S.; Henderson, Katherine; Buchholz, Annick; Obeid, Nicole; Hien Nguyen; Flament, Martine F. // Journal of Physical Activity & Health; Feb2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p157 

    Objective: To examine the association between volume and intensity of physical activity (PA) and depressive symptoms, anxiety, and body image in a large sample of adolescents in Ottawa and surrounding region. Methods: A total of 1259 (n = 746 girls and n = 513 boys) students responded to surveys...

  • Social Anxiety and Peer Relations in Early Adolescence: Behavioral and Cognitive Factors.
    Erath, Stephen A.; Flanagan, Kelly S.; Bierman, Karen L. // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology; Jun2007, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p405 

    This study investigated factors associated with social anxiety during early adolescence using multiple informants, including self and peer perspectives, teacher ratings, and direct observations. Negative social performance expectations, maladaptive coping strategies, and social skill deficits...

  • Parenting, Mental Health and Culture: A Fifth Cross-Cultural Research on Parenting and Psychological Adjustment of Children.
    Dwairy, Marwan; Achoui, Mustafa; Filus, Anna; Rezvan nia, Parissa; Casullo, Maria; Vohra, Neharika // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Feb2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p36 

    We examined psychological disorders across cultures and their associations with parental factors (control, inconsistency, and rejection). A questionnaire assessing psychological disorders was administered to male and female adolescents in nine countries. The results showed that psychological...

  • A mobile phone program to track young people�s experiences of mood, stress and coping.
    Reid, Sophie C.; Kauer, Sylvia D.; Dudgeon, Paul; Sanci, Lena A.; Shrier, Lydia A.; Patton, George C. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology; Jun2009, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p501 

    Research examining adolescent mood, stresses, and coping has tended to use retrospective questionnaires which are affected by recall biases. The aim of this study was to develop, pilot, and evaluate a youth-friendly mobile phone program to monitor, in real-time, young people�s everyday...

  • BREAK-UP SURVIVAL GUIDE.
    Reid, Sophie C.; Kauer, Sylvia D.; Dudgeon, Paul; Sanci, Lena A.; Shrier, Lydia A.; Patton, George C. // Dolly; Apr2010, Issue 473, p48 

    This article presents tips for teenage girls on dealing with break-ups. According to Amanda Booth, author of the book "The Break-up Survival Guide," there is a need to end the relationship in person as a sign of respect. Relationship coach Michelle Lewis says one should also be careful with what...

  • How do parents and teenagers get along together?
    Smart, Diana F.; Sanson, Ann V.; Toumbourou, John W. // Family Matters; 2008, Issue 78, p18 

    The article focuses on the relationship between parents and teenagers. It presents a study on developing children based on the Australian Temperament Project (ATP), which examines the contribution of personal, family, and broader environmental factors to adjustment and well-being. It explores...

  • Depression Amongst Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: An Evaluation of a Stress Moderation Model.
    Ng, Catalina; Hurry, Jane // Social Indicators Research; Feb2011, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p499 

    Stress has an established association with depression. However, not all adolescents experiencing stressors become depressed and it is helpful to identify potential resilience factors. The current study tests a theoretical extension of a stress-diathesis model of depression in a Chinese context,...

  • Exploring Coping Strategies Used by National Adolescent Netball Players Across Domains.
    Devonport, Tracey J.; Lane, Andrew M.; Biscomb, Kay // Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology; Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p161 

    Coping is highly relevant to performance in any domain where individuals strive to attain personally important goals. Thirty-three female national standard adolescent netball players participated in focus group and one-on-one interviews. Participants reported stressors experienced in not only...

  • School Transitions Among Military Adolescents: A Qualitative Study of Stress and Coping.
    Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Sudhinaraset, May; Mmari, Kristin; Blum, Robert W. // School Psychology Review; 2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p84 

    The research on highly mobile military adolescents has produced mixed findings. Whereas early descriptive studies reported that adolescents experiencing multiple residential moves exhibited symptoms of what was termed military family syndrome, more recent quantitative studies have found few...

  • IMPACT OF GRADE AND GENDER DIFFERENCES ON ADJUSTMENT.
    VALIYAMATTAM, GEORGITTA J.; GOPAL, D. V. VENU; ASHOK, A.; MADHU, K. // Social Science International; Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p163 

    We examined the patterns of adolescent adjustment in the Indian context across two variables of interest i.e., grade and gender, in the transition from early adolescence to adulthood. Participants in this cross-sectional study comprised of 2225 students (1160 boys and 1065 girls) from the High...

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