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Tubío-Fungueiriño, María; Cruz, Sara; Sampaio, Adriana; Carracedo, Angel; Fernández-Prieto, Montse – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with increasing prevalence, and a male-to-female ratio of 4:1. Research has been suggesting that discrepancy in prevalence may be due to the fact that females camouflage their symptoms. In this study, we aimed to systematically review evidence on the camouflage effect in females with…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Females, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Cao, Chun; Meng, Qian – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2022
China has emerged as one of the leading destinations for international students, attracting growing research interest in examining their cross-cultural adjustment. Our study moved beyond prior work by offering the first systematic review on predictors of international student adjustment in China, with all its three domains taken into…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Cultural Differences
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Hopkins, Zoë L.; Yuill, Nicola; Branigan, Holly P. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
In dialogue, speakers tend to imitate, or align with, a partner's language choices. Higher levels of alignment facilitate communication and can be elicited by affiliation goals. Since autistic children have interaction and communication impairments, we investigated whether a failure to display affiliative language imitation contributes to their…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Dialogs (Language), Imitation
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Khairani, Ahamd Zamri; Ahmad, Nor Shafrin; Sutatminingsih, Raras – Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the psychometric properties of the Flourishing Scale (FS) by employing samples of Malaysian and Indonesian undergraduates. In addition, the present study seeks to identify aspects of the social-psychological functioning that were perceived differently by both samples. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Adjustment, Psychological Patterns, College Freshmen
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Costa, Mónica; Mota, Catarina P.; Matos, Paula M. – Child Care in Practice, 2022
Adolescents in residential care have an increased risk of developing psychosocial problems, however, not all adolescents are equally vulnerable. This study aims to provide a review and methodological evaluation of current studies, which focus on protective and risk factors associated with the psychosocial adjustment of adolescents in residential…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Individual Development, Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment
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Karatas, Savas; Crocetti, Elisabetta; Schwartz, Seth J.; Rubini, Monica – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2021
Friendships have important implications for adolescents' psychological and social adjustment. However, there is still limited evidence on how different same-ethnic and cross-ethnic friendships are formed and regarding their role in refugee adjustment. Therefore, the present study was designed to examine the interplay of parents' and adolescents'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Adolescents, Social Adjustment
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Yang, Chia-chen – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2022
Social adjustment to college can be challenging, and social networking sites (SNSs) may ease the process. SNSs as an adjustment tool may be particularly useful for those who have relatively limited social support in their proximal environments, such as first-generation college students. This study explored how first-generation and continuing…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Social Media, Use Studies, Social Adjustment
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Sagar, Mehmet Enes – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
The aim of the research is to investigate the effect of a solution-focused group counseling program on reducing social anxiety of university students. The study group consists of 30 (16 female, 14 male) students who volunteered among 224 students who continue their education at Afyon Kocatepe University in the 2019-2020 academic year. The research…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Social Adjustment, College Students, Group Counseling
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Willems, J.; Coertjens, L.; Donche, V. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
The social adjustment process is a prominent factor in the literature on the transition to higher education (HE). This vast body of research, however, has predominantly focussed on academically oriented first-year higher education (FYHE) contexts, leaving professionally oriented programs (providing vocational education that prepares students for a…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, College Freshmen, Social Adjustment, Student Experience
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Verdugo, Laura; Sánchez-Sandoval, Yolanda – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2022
This study examines the association between psychosocial adjustment and future expectations in early adolescence. This research tries to fill some gaps in the literature on how current adjustment might be an antecedent of early adolescents' future expectations. Participants were 781 students (mean age = 12.37 years). Data were collected in 11…
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment, Psychological Patterns, High School Students
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Ferguson, Sharlyn; Brass, Nicole R.; Medina, Michael A.; Ryan, Allison M. – Developmental Psychology, 2022
This study examined longitudinal associations between early adolescents' school friendship stability, instability, and network size and their perceived social adjustment. The final sample consisted of 430 early adolescents residing in seven Midwestern schools (52% female, 47% Black, 42% White, 5% Hispanic or Latinx, and 6% Other). School…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Friendship, Social Networks, Social Adjustment
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Jorgenson, Courtney; Lewis, Timothy; Rose, Chad; Kanne, Stephen – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Camouflaging is a process through which individuals mask autistic traits. Studies suggest autistic females may camouflage more than autistic males. However, research has focused on adults and includes few comparisons between autistic and neurotypical individuals. This study compared levels of camouflaging by sex and diagnosis in autistic and…
Descriptors: Autism, Social Adjustment, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents
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Sukovieff, Alyse; Kruk, Richard S. – Cogent Education, 2021
Children with reading difficulty experience stress in school that may put them at risk of negative socio-emotional adjustment involving externalizing or internalizing patterns. It is unclear what factors influence some children to experience externalizing patterns and others internalizing patterns. This study investigated the influences of the age…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Student Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment
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Smith, Patriann – Teachers College Record, 2020
Purpose: In this conceptual essay used to introduce the special issue titled, Clarifying the Role of Race in the Literacies of Black Immigrant Youth," I argue for centralizing race in research that examines Englishes and literacies of the largely invisible population of Black immigrant youth in the United States. My rationale for this…
Descriptors: Blacks, Immigrants, Youth, Racial Bias
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Rhein, Douglas; Jones, William – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
International tertiary student mobility will continue to rise as governments and universities support diversity in education and prioritize international experience. With this mind, it should be a priority to study the impacts and impediments of student adjustment in their chosen countries. The authors advance a line of inquiry, which seeks to…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Social Adjustment, Student Adjustment, Foreign Students
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