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Sert Agir, Meral – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This research is conducted in order provide a model proposal for supporting the youth's efficient and productive use of education processes by preventing the misuse of information technologies. In this regard, the main purpose of this research is to reveal the effect of psychological endurance on internet addiction and intermediary role of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Resilience (Psychology), Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Goldberg, Shira; Israelashvili, Moshe – School Psychology Quarterly, 2017
Based on notions posited by problem behavior theory, the primary goal of the current study was to examine the possibility that adolescents who engage in NSSI are not a homogeneous group but are rather divided into 2 subgroups: (a) adolescents who exclusively engage in NSSI, and (b) adolescents who are involved in NSSI alongside other problem…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Comorbidity
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Oktan, Vesile – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
This research aimed to reveal the relationship between self-harm behaviour, body image, and self-esteem, and examined whether there was a difference between the body image and self-esteem of the adolescents who exhibited self-harm behaviour and those who did not. The study was conducted with the participation of 263 high school students--143…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Destructive Behavior, Adolescents, High School Students
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Gonzales-Backen, Melinda A.; Bámaca-Colbert, Mayra Y.; Allen, Kimberly – Developmental Psychology, 2016
We examined trajectories of ethnic identity exploration, resolution, and affirmation and their associations with depressive symptoms and self-esteem 3.5 years later among early and middle adolescent Mexican-origin girls (N = 338). Findings indicated that exploration, resolution, and affirmation increased over time for both cohorts. Among early…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Mexican Americans, Females, Adolescents
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Abdollahi, Abbas; Abu Talib, Mansor; Reza Vakili Mobarakeh, Mohammad; Momtaz, Vahid; Kavian Mobarake, Roya – Child Care in Practice, 2016
The prevalence of social anxiety during adolescence is high, and it is necessary that we increase our knowledge on the related factors that contribute to social anxiety. The present study sought to examine the relationships among self-esteem, body-esteem, and social anxiety among adolescent students, as well as to examine the mediating role of…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Anxiety Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Self Concept
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Telzer, Eva H.; Tsai, Kim M.; Gonzales, Nancy; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Family obligation is an important aspect of family relationships among families from Mexican backgrounds and can have significant implications for adolescents' well-being. Prior research and theory regarding youths' obligations offer conflicting hypotheses about whether it is detrimental or beneficial for adolescents' well-being. In the current…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Family Relationship, Cultural Influences
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Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Morsunbul, Ümit – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: Aggression seems to be an extensive and serious problem among adolescents and emerging adults, negatively affecting both the victims and the offenders. In adolescence and emerging adulthood, a lot of factors affect aggression. In this study, five factors were examined: gender, life periods, identity formation, low self-control…
Descriptors: Aggression, Adolescents, Young Adults, Self Esteem
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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
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Sun, Xiaojun; Tian, Yuan; Zhang, Yongxin; Xie, Xiaochun; Heath, Melissa A.; Zhou, Zongkui – School Psychology International, 2015
With China's rapidly developing economy and increasing urbanization, many adults from rural areas migrate to urban areas for better paid jobs. A side effect of this migration is that parents frequently leave their children behind (left-behind children). This research investigated left-behind children's and non-left-behind children's psychological,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural to Urban Migration, Migrants, Children
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Kerpelman, Jennifer L.; McElwain, Alyssa D.; Pittman, Joe F.; Adler-Baeder, Francesca M. – Youth & Society, 2016
The current study examined associations among parenting practices, adolescents' self-esteem and dating identity exploration, and adolescents' sexual behaviors. Participants were 680 African American and European American sexually experienced adolescents attending public high schools in the southeast. Results indicated that risky sexual behavior…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Risk, Health Behavior, Adolescents