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ERIC Number: EJ759707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1069-0727
Career Search Self-Efficacy, Family Support, and Career Indecision with Italian Youth
Nota, Laura; Ferrari, Lea; Solberg, V. Scott H.; Soresi, Salvatore
Journal of Career Assessment, v15 n2 p181-193 2007
Family support has been found to influence both career self-efficacy beliefs and career decision making. The purpose of this study was to verify whether career search self-efficacy could mediate the relationship between family support and career indecision. Using a sample of 253 Italian youth, the study found that, for male adolescents attending a university-preparation high school, career search self-efficacy partially mediated the relationship between family support and career indecision. Contrary to expectations, for female adolescents there was no direct relationship between family support and career indecision; however, family support was directly associated with career search self-efficacy and career search self-efficacy was associated with career indecision. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Italy