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Lipps, Garth; Lowe, Gillian A.; Halliday, Sharon; Morris-Patterson, Amrie; Clarke, Nelson; Wilson, Rosemarie N. – Journal of Black Psychology, 2010
There has been limited research on academic tracking and depressive symptoms among high school students in Jamaica. Students enrolled in Grade 10 of traditional and nontraditional high schools in Jamaica were surveyed (N = 278). Students completed the Beck Depression Inventory-II along with several other measures. Seven in every 10 students…
Descriptors: High Schools, Social Class, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology)
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Stice, Eric; Rohde, Paul; Seeley, John R.; Gau, Jeff M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: Evaluate a new 5-step method for testing mediators hypothesized to account for the effects of depression prevention programs. Method: In this indicated prevention trial, at-risk teens with elevated depressive symptoms were randomized to a group cognitive-behavioral (CB) intervention, group supportive expressive intervention, CB…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Testing, Bibliotherapy
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Shankland, Rebecca; Franca, Lionel Riou; Genolini, Christophe M.; Guelfi, Julien-Daniel; Ionescu, Serban – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
Coping styles are generally considered to be environmentally driven. Up to now, research has mainly focused on family influences. However, some studies underline the effect of educational settings on the development of problem-focused coping strategies. Consistently with previous reports on the enhancement of autonomy and problem-solving in…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Coping, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety
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Yildirim, Ibrahim; Ergene, Tuncay; Munir, Kerim – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2007
The purpose of the present study is to determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms among senior high school students preparing national university entrance examination (OSS) in Turkey. The authors conducted a survey during the second term of students' senior year at high school, a time when they were exposed to a stressful standardized…
Descriptors: Family Income, Incidence, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology)
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Apsche, Jack A.; Bass, Christopher K.; Houston, Marsha-Ann – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2006
This study examines the effectiveness of Mode Deactivation Therapy, (MDT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, (DBT) in a Residential Treatment Center for adolescent males. All clients were admitted to the same Residential Treatment Center. Clients presented with physical aggression, suicidal ideation, with mixed personality disorders/traits. One…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Personality Problems, Aggression
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Shaffer, David; Scott, Michelle; Wilcox, Holly; MasLow, Carey; Hicks, Roger; Lucas, Christopher P.; Garfinkel, Robin; Greenwald, Steven – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: This study reports on the psychometric properties of a brief, self-administered screening questionnaire, the Columbia SuicideScreen[R] (CSS), intended to identify high school students at risk for suicide. Method: Seventeen hundred twenty-nine 9th- to 12th-grade students completed the CSS and Beck Depression Inventory during school hours…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Psychiatry, Psychometrics, Mathematics