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Stachowitz, Annie L.; Choi, Hee-Sook; Schweinle, Amy – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Eating disorders, disordered eating, and body dissatisfaction prevalence rates are on the rise among adolescent females. The present study examined the potential use of a commonly used social--emotional instrument, the Behavior Assessment System for Children-Second Edition (BASC-2), for detecting the presence of possible eating disorders in…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, At Risk Persons, Females, Self Concept
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Proctor, Theron B.; Choi, Hee-Sook – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined early adolescents' self-esteem and perceived competence in the cognitive, social, and physical domains. Self-esteem, perceived social and physical competence, and cognitive competence were either stable or increased for most children. Concluded that early adolescents' perceptions of self-esteem and competence are not adversely affected by…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Development, Change, Child Development