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Shekhtmeyster, Zhanna; Sharkey, Jill; You, Sukkyung – School Psychology Review, 2011
Substance use among adolescents is a complex problem and an ongoing concern. Literature has identified a critical need to understand the role that schools can play in preventing adolescent substance use. Adopting an ecological perspective, we used multigroup logistic regression to determine the influence of school support and school meaningful…
Descriptors: Adolescents, School Support, Grade 11, Grade 9
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Swearer, Susan M.; Turner, Rhonda K.; Givens, Jami E.; Pollack, William S. – School Psychology Review, 2008
This study examined effects of adolescent males' perceptions of being bullied because of verbal taunts related to gender nonconformity (i.e., "They say I'm gay"). Participants included 251 ninth- (n=77), tenth- (n=96), and eleventh- (n=78) grade students in a private, all-male college preparatory school. Participants were divided into two groups…
Descriptors: Intervention, Bullying, Homosexuality, Males