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Ferguson, Gail M.; Desir, Charlene; Bornstein, Marc H. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2014
Adolescents are an emerging population in Haiti, particularly after the deadly 2010 earthquake. The steady penetration of U.S. culture into this poor, disaster-prone country begs the question, Do today's adolescents possess a similar fondness for their home country, culture, and traditional family values as did Haitians of old? Or are they more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Natural Disasters, Family Relationship
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Linden-Andersen, Stine; Markiewicz, Dorothy; Doyle, Anna-Beth – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
Perceived similarity of personality in same-sex friends was examined in a sample of 124 adolescents (63 girls). Adolescents rated themselves and a nominated friend (n = 42 reciprocated, 82 non-reciprocated dyads) on developmentally relevant personality items assessing autonomy, prosociality, and responsive caregiving. Results from hierarchical…
Descriptors: Friendship, Personality Traits, Early Adolescents, Gender Differences