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Sinkkonen, Hanna-Maija; Puhakka, Helena; Meriläinen, Matti – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study investigates Internet use in relation to self-esteem and adaptability in career decision-making among Finnish adolescents (N = 336). Decision-making and adaptability were evaluated using a questionnaire on career decision style, self-esteem was assessed with a self-esteem test, and Internet use was measured by an instrument that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Computer Use, Adolescents
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Boysan, Murat; Kiral, Erkan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To date, many variables but particularly trait-like psychological constructs have been found to strongly contribute to procrastination but the complex relations among these variables collectively have received almost no attention. The purpose of the study was to provide a more profound understanding of the relations between procrastination,…
Descriptors: Time Management, Personality, Personality Traits, Self Esteem
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Ji, Mingxia; Hui, Eadaoin; Fu, Hong; Watkins, David; Tao, Linjin; Lo, Sing Kai – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The understanding and application of forgiveness varies across cultures. The current study aimed to examine the effect of a culture-adaptive Forgiveness Intervention on forgiveness attitude, self-esteem, empathy and anxiety of Mainland Chinese college students. Thirty-six participants were randomly allocated to either experimental groups or a…
Descriptors: College Students, Intervention, Positive Attitudes, Self Esteem
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Macaskill, Ann; Denovan, Andrew – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
Balanced assessment of mental health involves assessing well-being and strengths as well as psychopathology. The character strengths of curiosity, gratitude, hope, optimism and forgiveness are assessed in 214 new undergraduates and their relationships to mental health, subjective well-being and self-esteem explored. Scoring the mental health scale…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Life Satisfaction, Prediction