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ERIC Number: ED472962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 22
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Causes of Youth Loneliness: Canada and the Czech Republic.
Rokach, Ami
The present study examined the influence of cultural background on the causes of adolescents loneliness. Eighty Canadian youth and 168 adolescents from the Czech Republic formed the participants pool. They answered and 30 item yes/no questionnaire. The questionnaire is composed of five subscales, namely: Personal inadequacies, Developmental deficits, Unfulfilling intimate relationships, Relocation/significant separations, and Social marginality. Results revealed a mixed pattern of differences between the two cultures. Canadian youth had lower mean scores on Personal inadequacies, and Developmental deficits, but scored higher on Social marginality. Gender differences within and between the cultures were also examined. (Contains 67 references and 2 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Czech Republic