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Gregg, David; Somers, Cheryl Leigh – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The purpose of this research study was to examine rates, recipients, and predictors of teen sexting. A sample of 314 high school students in an urban area of Southeast Michigan were surveyed. Males were more likely to engage in nearly all forms of sexting. Impulsivity, frequency of electronic communication, peer pressure, peer sexting, and peer…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Computer Mediated Communication, Urban Areas, High School Students
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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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Lai, Chun; Gao, Fang; Wang, Qiu – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2015
Understanding the value of monocultural acculturation orientation to the host culture (assimilation) and bicultural acculturation orientation (integration) for language learning is critical in guiding educational policy and practices for immigrant students. This study aimed to enhance our understanding on the relationship between acculturation…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Asians, Minority Group Students, High School Students
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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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Yousef, Wael Shaher Mohammed; Bellamy, Al – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Cyberbullying has received a considerable amount of attention within the academic and public literature. However, very little if any cyberbullying research has been conducted among Arab American students. This current study explored the impact of cyberbullying among middle and high school Arab American students on their self-esteem…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Roy, Michael M.; Devroop, Karendra; Getz, Laura – Music Education Research, 2015
In the spring of 2009, we started a concert band programme at a high school in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In the fall of 2011, we returned to the school to measure the impact of participating in a concert band on the students' attitude and outlook. During our initial and return visits, we measured feelings of self-esteem, optimism, positive…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Music Education, Self Esteem, Positive Attitudes
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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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Culpepper, Diane W.; Hernandez-Gantes, Victor M.; Blank, William E. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2015
The purpose of this study was to determine the quality of an e-mentoring program and the impact of participation on at-risk high school students enrolled in dropout prevention programs. The quality of the program was evaluated based on the ease of implementation, use of technology, and overall satisfaction. Indicators of student's self-esteem,…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, At Risk Persons, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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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
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