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Moore, Stephanie A.; Dowdy, Erin; Nylund-Gibson, Karen; Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Using latent profile analysis (LPA), this study empirically identified dual-factor mental health subtypes, with a goal of examining structural stability of emerging latent classes over three high school years. Profiles' relations with distal indicators of well-being, psychosocial distress, and self-reported grades were examined to explore the…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Classification, Adolescents, High School Students
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Venta, Amanda; Bailey, Cassandra; Muñoz, Carla; Godinez, Estrella; Colin, Yessica; Arreola, Aleyda; Abate, Anna; Camins, Joshua; Rivas, Monico; Lawlace, Sally – School Psychology, 2019
Given the high risk of psychopathology among recently immigrated Central American adolescents, the aim of this study was to examine several putative protective factors: parental attachment, peer attachment, and school engagement. Based on prior research with other immigrant groups, parental and peer attachment were expected to correlate with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Psychopathology, At Risk Students, Immigrants
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Moffa, Kathryn; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Approximately one out of every three or four youths worldwide will meet the criteria for a formal mental health disorder in their lifetime (Costello, Mustillo, Keller, & Angold, 2004). Considering that approximately half of all mental disorders have onset by 14 years of age (World Health Organization, 2014), it is important to be mindful of…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Screening Tests, School Health Services, Barriers
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Solomontos-Kountouri, Olga; Tsagkaridis, Konstantinos; Gradinger, Petra; Strohmeier, Dagmar – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2017
The present paper (1) examined variables, which could predict traditional bullying, cyberbullying, traditional victimization and cybervictimization and (2) looked at persons to examine whether academic, socio-emotional and demographic characteristics differed between traditional, cyber and mixed bullies, victims and bully-victims. A sample of…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Bullying, Victims, Secondary School Students
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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, Eui Kyung; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J.; You, Sukkyung – School Psychology International, 2017
In an attempt to identify and intervene with students in need of services, the South Korean government has implemented national mental health screening. However, concerns raised about the unintended stigmatization of the screening assessment that focuses on student deficits prompts the need for additional research. This study evaluated the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Quality of Life, Adolescents
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Furlong, Michael J.; Fullchange, Aileen; Dowdy, Erin – School Psychology Quarterly, 2017
Student surveys are often used for school-based mental health screening; hence, it is critical to evaluate the authenticity of information obtained via the self-report format. The objective of this study was to examine the possible effects of mischievous response patterns on school-based screening results. The present study included 1,857 high…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Surveys, Responses, Ethics
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Brown, Christina Flynn; Demaray, Michelle Kilpatrick; Tennant, Jaclyn E.; Jenkins, Lyndsay N. – School Psychology Review, 2017
Cyber victimization is a contemporary problem facing youth and adolescents (Diamanduros, Downs, & Jenkins, 2008; Kowalski & Limber, 2007). It is imperative for researchers and school personnel to understand the associations between cyber victimization and student social-emotional outcomes. This article explores (a) gender differences in…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Bullying, Victims, Social Development
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Laghi, Fiorenzo; Lonigro, Antonia; Levanto, Simona; Ferraro, Maurizio; Baumgartner, Emma; Baiocco, Roberto – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2016
The study aimed at verifying if nice and nasty theory of mind behaviors, in association with teachers' peer buddy nomination, could be used to correctly select peer models for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Mentalizing abilities and emotional and behavioral characteristics of 601 adolescents were assessed. Results suggest that teachers…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Theory of Mind, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Ennis, Robin Parks – Education and Treatment of Children, 2016
Students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) often struggle to be effective writers. Self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) is one approach to writing instruction that has demonstrated success for students with EBD. However, there is little research exploring its utility to teach writing to students with EBD in social studies. The…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Writing Skills, High School Students
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Begeer, Sander; Fink, Elian; van der Meijden, Sandra; Goossens, Frits; Olthof, Tjeert – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
This study examined the frequency of bullying, victimisation and defending behaviours among children with autism spectrum disorder and normal intelligence, using both self-report and peer-report information. Peer-report and self-report data were collected on a single classroom of 26 early adolescent boys attending a special school for children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, High School Students, Autism
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Sharkey, Jill D.; Ruderman, Matthew A.; Mayworm, Ashley M.; Green, Jennifer Greif; Furlong, Michael J.; Rivera, Nelly; Purisch, Lindsey – School Psychology Quarterly, 2015
This study addressed a need for research on the association between adopting or denying the label of bully victim and students' psychosocial functioning. Participants were 1,063 students in Grades 5, 7, and 9 in a school district in the northeastern United States. Students were grouped based on their pattern of responses to (a) the California…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances
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Busch, Vincent; Laninga-Wijnen, Lydia; van Yperen, Tom Albert; Schrijvers, Augustinus Jacobus Petrus; De Leeuw, Johannes Rob Josephus – School Psychology International, 2015
Research on school bullying often focuses on the directional path of bullying and/or victimization leading to psychosocial problems, while such one-dimensional views have been shown to be too simplistic. Furthermore, recent research has shown that patterns of bullying at school differ for boys and girls, which makes gender a particularly relevant…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Peer Relationship, Psychological Patterns
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Plenty, Stephanie; Östberg, Viveca; Modin, Bitte – School Psychology International, 2015
This study examined how psychosocial conditions at school are associated with prosocial behaviour, a key indicator of positive mental health. Participants were 3,652 Swedish Grade 9 students from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. Structural equation modelling demonstrated that students who experience more manageable school…
Descriptors: Role, Adolescents, Prosocial Behavior, Mental Health