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Kumpfer, Karol L.; Xie, Jing; O'Driscoll, Robert – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2012
Background: Evidence-based programs (EBPs) targeting effective family skills are the most cost effective for improving adolescent behavioural health. Cochrane Reviews have found the "Strengthening Families Program" (SFP) to be the most effective substance abuse prevention intervention. Standardized cultural adaptation processes resulted…
Descriptors: Evidence, Feedback (Response), Substance Abuse, Prevention
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Gilman, Rich; Huebner, E. Scott; Tian, Lili; Park, Nansook; O'Byrne, Jenny; Schiff, Miriam; Sverko, Dina; Langknecht, Heather – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2008
Although numerous cross-national studies have assessed life satisfaction among adults, similar studies using adolescent samples have been rare. To address this shortage of research, a total of 1338 youth adolescents from two individualistic nations (Ireland, USA) and two collectivistic nations (China, South Korea) were administered the…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Response Style (Tests), Adolescents, Cultural Differences