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ERIC Number: EJ1007505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1037-2911
Social Problem Solving and Aggression: The Role of Depression
Ozdemir, Yalcin; Kuzucu, Yasar; Koruklu, Nermin
Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, v23 n1 p72-81 Jun 2013
The purpose of the present study was to examine direct and indirect relations among social problem-solving, depression, and aggression, as well as the mediating role of depression in the link between social problem-solving and aggression among Turkish youth. Data for the present study were collected from 413 adolescents. The participants' age ranged from 14 to 17 with a mean of 15.74 years (SD = 0.97). Results indicated that social problem-solving was significantly and negatively associated with both depression and aggression. Also, depression significantly and positively associated with aggression and depression appears to act as a mediator in the relationship between social problem-solving and aggression. Findings suggest that social problem-solving and depression are important factors in understanding aggression among Turkish youth.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey