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Liebkind, Karmela; Jasinskaja-Lahti, Inga – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Investigated effects of acculturation on psychological well-being of 588 immigrant 11- to 20-year-olds in Finland. Found that most indices of well-being were negatively related to perceived discrimination, and some were positively related to second-language proficiency. Adolescents' experiences of parental support and adherence to traditional…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents
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Kasen, Stephanie; Cohen, Patricia; Brook, Judith S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
This study examined predictability of inappropriate behavior in a random sample of 452 adolescents. Behaviors examined included dropping out, teen pregnancy, criminal activities and conviction, antisocial personality disorder, and alcohol abuse. Found that academic achievement and aspirations, and learning-focused school settings related to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents
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White, Joseph M.; Wampler, Richard S.; Winn, Krista I. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Revised the Identity Style Inventory (ISI) to sixth-grade reading level for use with adolescents/adults with reading limitations. Administered original and revised scales to 361 college students. Found that revised ISI (ISI-6G) scales were reliable and valid. Factor analysis and paired-sample t-test results demonstrated construct validity. ISI-6G…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, College Students, Higher Education, Identification (Psychology)
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Silverberg, Susan B.; Vazsonyi, Alexander T.; Schlegel, Alice E.; Schmidt, Sabine – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Examined variation in and relationships among delinquency, attachment to adults, optimism about occupational future, and disposition toward aggressiveness in German adolescent apprentices. Found considerable variation across the four variables. Attachment to adults predicted attitudes toward delinquency and optimism regarding occupational future.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Apprenticeships
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Beaumont, Sherry L.; Cheyne, J. Allan – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Examined meaning of interruptions in conversations of 56 adolescent girls conversing with their mothers or same-gender friends. Found that girls used more confirming interruptions and rejecting simultaneous speech than mothers. Functions of interruptions and simultaneous speech were the same with mothers and friends. Results suggest that increased…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Females, Friendship
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Walker, Tavi R.; Ehrenberg, Marion F. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Explored relationship between undergraduate students' perceptions of the reasons for their parents' divorces and their own feelings of security in romantic relationships. Found that 73% described insecure attachment styles. Perceived reasons for divorce involving expressions of overt anger, involvement of children, and extramarital affairs were…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Divorce, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship
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Welsh, Deborah P.; Galliher, Renee V.; Powers, Sally I. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Used two approaches to examine mothers', adolescents', and observers' discrepancies in perceptions of family interaction in rural, working-class families. Results using the divergent-realities approach support a developmental lifespan perspective positing that developmental tasks influence perception. Results using perceived-inequalities approach…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis
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Moran, James R.; Fleming, Candace M.; Somervell, Philip; Manson, Spero M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1999
Used an empirically based strategy to develop a measure of ethnic identity among American Indian adolescents, focusing on degree to which respondents identified with Indian culture and with White culture. Exploratory factor analysis examined the structure of ethnic identity, and resulting models were tested with confirmatory factor analysis.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, American Indians
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Berzonsky, Michael D.; Kuk, Linda S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Investigated the role of identity orientation in the transition to university. Found that identity status accounted for significant variation in students' progress on academic autonomy, educational involvement, and mature interpersonal relationships. Students with an informational identity style were best prepared to effectively adapt with the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Development, College Freshmen, Higher Education
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Jaccard, James; Dittus, Patricia J.; Gordon, Vivian V. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
This study explored topic-specific reservations about discussing sex and birth control among inner-city African American mothers and their 14- to 17-year-olds. Findings showed that reservations predicted communication behavior beyond that predicted by general family environment variables. Interaction effects suggested differential impact of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents
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Gullone, Eleonora; Moore, Susan; Moss, Simon; Boyd, Candice – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Examined psychometric properties of Adolescent Risk-Taking Questionnaire, using 11- to 18-year-olds. Found that the four-factor risk structure was substantiated via confirmatory factor analysis. One week test-retest and internal consistency indices were sound. Older adolescents and boys perceived less risk and reported more risky behaviors than…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences, Attitude Measures
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Hartos, Jessica L.; Eitel, Patricia; Haynie, Denise L.; Simons-Morton, Bruce G. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Examined relationships among parenting practices and problem-driving practices among licensed adolescents with less than 2 years of driving experience. Found that factors significantly related to risky driving behaviors, traffic violations, and motor vehicle crashes included lower levels of parental monitoring and control, lenient parental…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Behavior Problems
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Taub, Diane E.; Blinde, Elaine M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1994
Adolescents and individuals participating in activities that emphasize body shape and control have been identified as risk groups for eating disorders. A study sought to determine whether certain groups of adolescent females are more vulnerable to disordered eating patterns or usage of pathogenic weight control techniques. Involvement in organized…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Athletes, Body Weight
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Flannery, Daniel J.; And Others – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1994
Provides an overview of research on emotional expression and emotional experience during adolescence, defined as the period between the ages of 10 and 21 years. Reviews methodological issues related to this research, and reviews research in the two major content areas of biological influences on emotional expression and experience, and emotion in…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Affection, Affective Behavior
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McDonough, Marsha Laye; And Others – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1994
Examined the degree to which affect regulation in the family as a whole would be linked to a particular quality of marital relationships--individuation. Found that individuated marital systems were associated with more positive affective tone, better conflict resolution, greater optimization of individual development within family relationships,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Affective Behavior, Family Influence, Family Relationship
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