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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Nota, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The first purpose of the study was to establish how Italian adolescents perceive jobs in the newly emerging economy sectors as well as more traditional jobs from gender-stereotyped and gender-segregated perspectives. The second purpose was to verify the role of problem-solving and gender in gender-role stereotyping. A total of 217 Italian high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Problem Solving, Adolescents
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Yilmaz-Gozu, Hamide – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The present study explores gender differences in help-seeking attitudes and the effects of counsellor gender and problem type on those attitudes among Turkish high school students. The Attitudes towards Seeking Help Scale and a survey instrument concerning related factors were administered to 342 adolescents. ANOVAs show that male and female…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Help Seeking
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Chan, Stephanie; Quinn, Philip – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
This study examines secondary school students' perceptions of inhibiting factors in seeking counselling. Responses to a questionnaire completed by 1346 secondary school students were analysed using quantitative and qualitative methods. Exploratory factor analysis highlighted that within 21 pre-defined inhibiting factors, items loaded strongly on…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis, Inhibition
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Tatar, Moshe; Amram, Sima; Kelman, Talia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2011
Exposure to terrorism poses a challenge for children and adolescents as well as parents. For many years, Israeli citizens have been exposed to ongoing terrorist attacks. The present article is aimed at revealing the reactions of Israeli parents when facing terrorist attacks and their perceptions regarding the help-seeking behaviours of their…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Mothers, Adolescents, Coping
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Tatar, Moshe; Amram, Sima – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
Exposure to terrorism seriously threatens the well-being of children and adolescents. Israeli citizens have witnessed massive ongoing terrorist attacks during the last few years. The present research, conducted among 330 Israeli adolescents, examined coping strategies in relation to terrorist attacks. We found that adolescents utilize more…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Terrorism, Life Satisfaction, Coping
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Koumoundourou, Georgia A. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
The present study examined the reliability and validity of the Greek version of the Task-Specific Occupational Self-Efficacy Scale in a sample of 170 high school students. Drawing on current social cognitive career theory, the validity of the TSOSS is supported by the expected gender differences on the TSOSS factors, and their high correlations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Measures (Individuals), Self Efficacy