ERIC Number: EJ511783
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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An Empirical Investigation of the Social Coping Strategies Used by Gifted Adolescents.
Swiatek, Mary Ann
Gifted Child Quarterly, v39 n3 p154-61 Sum 1995
A survey of 210 gifted junior high students sought to verify literature-based social coping strategies used by this population. Factor analysis yielded five meaningful factors: denial of giftedness, peer acceptance, popularity/conformity, extracurricular involvement, fear of failure, and activity level. (SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue: "Giftedness in the Social Context."