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Kardas, Nurgul Tezcan – Journal of Educational Issues, 2018
In this study, it is aimed to analyze the correlation between depression levels and the attitudes towards addictive substances of the students participating and not participating in sports who live in Hendek district of Sakarya province and to determine if sports have an effect on depression and attitudes towards addictive substances. Also by…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Student Attitudes, Substance Abuse, Athletics
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Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Maïano, Christophe; Scalas, L. Francesca; Janosz, Michel; Litalien, David – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The self-equilibrium hypothesis underlines the importance of having a strong core self, which is defined as a high and developmentally stable self-concept. This study tested this hypothesis in relation to body image (BI) trajectories in a sample of 1,006 adolescents (M[subscript age] = 12.6, including 541 males and 465 females) across a 4-year…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Self Concept, Human Body, Body Composition
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Kim, Sung Reul; Kim, Hyun Kyung; Kim, Ji Young; Kim, Hye Young; Ko, Sung Hee; Park, Minyoung – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
The aim of this study was to identify smoking cessation failure subgroups among Korean adolescents. Participants were 379 smoking adolescents who joined a smoking cessation program. A questionnaire and a cotinine urine test were administered before the program began. Three months after the program ended, the cotinine urine test was repeated. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Health Behavior, Failure
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Lee, Ji-Young; Bae, Sung-Man – School Psychology International, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore significant variables predicting adolescent suicidal attempts. Socio-environmental variables such as gender, school record, school grade, school adaptation, and family intimacy together with intra-individual variables including depression, anxiety, delinquency, stress, and self-esteem were considered as…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Social Influences
Sahin, Cengiz – Online Submission, 2014
The concept of internet addiction refers to the excessive use of internet which in turn causes various problems in individual, social and professional aspects. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between depression and internet addiction in terms of grades, sex, the existence of internet connection at home and time spent on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Ranta, Klaus; Junttila, Niina; Laakkonen, Eero; Uhmavaara, Anni; La Greca, Annette M.; Niemi, Paivi M. – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
The aim of this study was to investigate symptoms of social anxiety and the psychometric properties of the "Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents" (SAS-A) among Finnish adolescents, 13-16 years of age. Study 1 (n = 867) examined the distribution of SAS-A scores according to gender and age, and the internal consistency and factor structure…
Descriptors: Evidence, Anxiety Disorders, Test Validity, Factor Structure
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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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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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Miranda, Dave; Claes, Michel – Psychology of Music, 2009
This study was conducted with 418 French-Canadian adolescents from Montreal (Canada) and had three objectives: (1) to find empirical evidence that music listening in adolescence can lead to peer affiliation based upon music preferences; (2) to find out whether three styles of coping by music listening (original self-report scale: emotion-oriented,…
Descriptors: Music, Females, Coping, Foreign Countries
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Unsal, Alaaddin; Ayranci, Unal – Journal of School Health, 2008
Background: To determine the factors affecting the prevalence of depression and also to present some pertinent comments concerning prevention of depression among high school students. This study was deemed important and relevant due to the increasing importance of depression among high school students. Methods: A sample of students aged 14-19…
Descriptors: Incidence, Screening Tests, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries
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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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Kutlu, Mustafa – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2006
A modern and healthy society can be created only by bringing up the individuals of the society in a healthy way and according to the needs of the modern era. Thus, it is important to grow healthy children and young people. The first duty, which belongs to the family, is to make the children and the young people, who are the hope of the society and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Social Services
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Güçray, Songül Sonay – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2003
The aim of the study is to analyze decisional self-esteem, decisional stress and perceived problem-solving skills of secondary education students and to find out whether there is a significant difference in adolescent's decision-making behaviors, and problem-solving skills from the aspect of some socio-demographic variables (gender, age, school…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Self Esteem