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Brietzke, Maria; Perreira, Krista – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2017
Previous research has linked stress to adverse mental health outcomes among Latino adolescents living in the United States. The mechanism through which this process operates continues to be explored, especially in regions of the country where Latin American immigrants and their children have only recently begun to migrate. Our study aimed to…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Coping, Hispanic Americans, Mental Health
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Romo, Laura F.; Mireles-Rios, Rebeca; Lopez-Tello, Gisselle – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
American children gain more autonomy as they progress through adolescence, however, autonomy-granting for Latina adolescent girls from immigrant families is a relatively unexplored question. In this study, we identified behaviors that Mexican mothers and their daughters deemed to be appropriate when they reach the age of "La…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Daughters, Adolescents
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Paasch-Anderson, Julie; Lamborn, Susie D. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
Ethnic socialization and racial socialization were examined as discrete concepts using a semistructured interview to assess message content for each form of socialization. We were interested in whether adolescents distinguished between these forms of socialization. Fifty-five African American 11th- and 12th-grade students were asked separate…
Descriptors: African Americans, Adolescents, Attitude Measures, High School Students
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Cederbaum, Julie A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
Mother-daughter communication plays an influential role in adolescent development. The impact of maternal HIV infection on family communication is not clear. This study explores how living with HIV impacts sexual risk communication between mothers and daughters and whether maternal HIV status influences adolescent choices about engagement in HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Adolescent Development, Mothers, Daughters
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Packard, Becky Wai-Ling; Babineau, Maureen E.; Machado, Haidee – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
This article examined the future plans constructed by Latina adolescent girls and their mothers within a lower income urban community. Seventeen high school juniors and their mothers were interviewed about the girls' pursuit of a trade during high school and anticipated postsecondary pathways in the nursing field. Thematic content analyses…
Descriptors: High School Students, Mothers, Low Income, Daughters
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Blair, Bethany L.; Fletcher, Anne C. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
Cellular telephones have become an increasingly prevalent feature of contemporary American life, with usage often beginning during early adolescence. With this in mind, twenty 7th graders and their mothers participated in separate qualitative interviews regarding early adolescents' use of cell phones as well as perceived risks and benefits of such…
Descriptors: Social Status, Mothers, Early Adolescents, Telecommunications
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Frye, Alice A.; Liem, Joan H. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
This article examines depressive symptoms over a 4-year period in a racially diverse community sample of 1,143 18- to 22-year-old emerging adults using latent growth and mixture modeling and data collected at three time points. Participants were high school seniors randomly chosen from nine public schools in a metropolitan region in the…
Descriptors: Poverty, Risk, Depression (Psychology), Young Adults
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Pryce, Julia M.; Samuels, Gina Miranda – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
This interpretive study examines how childhood history and the personal experience of being mothered impact the meaning attributed to motherhood among young mothers aging out of the child welfare system. Through the use of an interpretive approach, findings are derived from interviews with 15 females who reported an experience of pregnancy or…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Welfare, Pregnancy, Risk
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Diez, Virginia; Mistry, Jayanthi – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
We report the results of a study about how early childbearing affected the educational trajectories of nine Puerto Rican teenage mothers living in New England. Raised largely on the mainland, participants chose to carry pregnancies to term and to participate in a parenting program for young mothers. Upon examination of shared meaning-making around…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Early Parenthood, Puerto Ricans, Adolescents
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Erjavec, Karmen; Volcic; Zala – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Children born of war rape continue to be a taboo theme in many post-war societies, also in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH). This study is based on in-depth interviews with eleven adolescents born of war rape in BH. The main goal is to present how these adolescents represent themselves and their life-situations. On the basis of the research we identify…
Descriptors: Violence, Rape, War, Mothers
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Lichtwarck-Aschoff, Anna; Kunnen, Saskia; van Geert, Paul – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
This article reports on a 1-year diary study of conflicts between seventeen 15-year-old girls and their mothers assessing (a) within-conflict sequences according to the emotional processes related to a girl's level of self-assertion and perceived control and (b) the relationship between these within-conflict sequences and the level of autonomy.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Conflict, Personal Autonomy, Females
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Mounts, Nina S.; Kim, Hyun-Soo – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2009
This investigation examined mothers' beliefs about important dating partner characteristics and expectations regarding management of dating in an ethnically diverse sample of 76 early adolescents and their mothers. Open-ended and structured questions were used to identify a range of dating partner characteristics which were important to mothers…
Descriptors: Mothers, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Lamborn, Susie D.; Moua, MyLou – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2008
Hmong American adolescents' perceptions of their parents were examined using the parenting styles and family ecologies models. Individual interviews of forty 11- to 18-year-old Hmong American teenagers resulted in open-ended and fixed-choice responses. In the open-ended responses, adolescents emphasized themes of parental involvement and depending…
Descriptors: Mothers, Hmong People, Parent Participation, Parenting Styles
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Matyastik Baier, Margaret E.; Wampler, Karen S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2008
This qualitative study of 14 Southern Baptist mother-daughter dyads uses grounded theory to explore the attitudes these mothers and daughters hold toward sexuality, religiosity, and spirituality, in addition to how they communicate with each other about these topics. Themes that emerge from the data include abstinence before marriage, lack of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Daughters, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents
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Marshall, Sheila K.; Young, Richard A.; Tilton-Weaver, Lauree C. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2008
This investigation describes the joint goal-directed series of actions, or joint friendship projects, of 19 mothers and their adolescents. Data were collected through videotaped conversations, video recall interviews, and self-report logs collected over an 8-month period. Qualitative analysis of the data revealed joint projects characterized by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, School Safety
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