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Jiang, Xu; Huebner, E. Scott; Hills, Kimberly J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Research using an attachment theory framework has provided evidence that parent attachment is one of the crucial determinants of psychological adjustment in adolescents, including global life satisfaction (LS). This study investigated the interrelationships among parent attachment, hope, and LS during early adolescence, including the mediation…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Parent Child Relationship, Middle School Students, Statistical Significance
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Froh, Jeffrey J.; Huebner, E. Scott; Youssef, Al-Jameela; Conte, Vincent – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
This study is a content analysis of a random selection of 20% (N = 1,168) of articles from "School Psychology Quarterly", "Psychology in the Schools", the "Journal of School Psychology", and "School Psychology Review". Across the four journals, 27% of the articles had a positive focus, and the percentage of articles focused on the positive has…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, School Psychology, Journal Articles, Coding
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Zullig, Keith J.; Huebner, E. Scott; Patton, Jon M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
This study investigated the magnitude of the relationships between eight school climate domains and a measure of global school satisfaction among 2,049 middle and high school students. Tests of moderator effects were conducted to determine if the magnitude of the relationships between the school climate domains and school satisfaction differed as…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, High School Students, Middle School Students, Quality of Life
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Elmore, Gail M.; Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This study investigated the relationships among demographics, parent and peer attachment, school satisfaction, and student engagement behavior in a 1-year longitudinal study of secondary-school students. Statistically significant cross-sectional differences in school satisfaction were observed, based on grade, but not on race, gender, or…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Correlation
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Reschly, Amy L.; Huebner, E. Scott; Appleton, James J.; Antaramian, Susan – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Fredrickson's (1998, 2001) broaden and build theory postulates that the experience of frequent positive emotions serves to broaden humans' thoughts and behaviors, resulting in accrual of resources, including coping resources, which catalyze upward spirals toward future well-being. Initial research supports the tenets of broaden and build; however,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Adolescents, Coping
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Martin, Kellie; Huebner, E. Scott; Valois, Robert F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Longitudinal relationships between adolescents' life satisfaction and peer victimization and prosocial experiences were assessed. A total of 417 students in Grades 6-8 completed the Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS: Huebner, 1994) and the Children's Social Experience Questionnaire - Self Report (SEQ-SR: Crick & Grotpeter,…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Predictor Variables, At Risk Persons, Grade 7
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Ma, Claudia Q.; Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
This study examined the extent to which the quality of parent and peer attachments related to early adolescents' life satisfaction (LS), whether peer attachment served as a mediator between parent attachment and LS, and potential gender differences. Total of 587 middle school students in grades 6 through 8 participated. Although both parent and…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Parent Child Relationship, Predictor Variables, Life Satisfaction
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Martin, Kellie M.; Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
This study investigated the relationships among different forms of peer victimization and prosocial experiences and early adolescent emotional well-being. A total of 571 students in grades 6-8 were administered the Positive and Negative Affect Scale-Children, Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale, and the Children's Self Experience…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Bullying, Life Satisfaction, Middle School Students
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Rigby, Ben T.; Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
This study examined relationships among personality traits, causal attributions, and global life satisfaction in a sample of 212 high school students. A chief aim of this research was to explore whether causal attributions mediate the relationship between personality characteristics and global life satisfaction as hypothesized by DeNeve and Cooper…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality, Adolescents, Health Promotion
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Huebner, E. Scott; Suldo, Shannon M.; Smith, Laura C.; McKnight, Caroline G. – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
A central component of positive psychology is subjective well-being (SWB). One facet of SWB receiving increased research attention is children's perceived quality of life (PQOL). Existing research related to child and youth PQOL is reviewed, followed by a discussion of the implications of the research for school psychology practice. Research with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Well Being, Quality of Life, Children
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McKnight, Caroline G.; Huebner, E. Scott; Suldo, Shannon – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Investigates the relationships among adolescents' stressful life events (SLEs), temperament, externalizing and internalizing behaviors, and global life satisfaction. A modest correlation was found between life satisfaction and Extraversion, whereas moderate correlations were found between life satisfaction and Neuroticism and life satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Life Satisfaction, Personality Assessment
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McCullough, Gable; Huebner, E. Scott; Laughlin, James E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2000
Investigated interrelationships among global self-concept, life events, positive subjective well being, negative affect, and life satisfaction in high school students (N=92). Results demonstrated that life events contributed significant variance to predictions of positive affect, negative affect, and life satisfaction, over that of global…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, High School Students, Influences
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Huebner, E. Scott; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1984
Surveyed 142 rural school psychologists asking them to describe the advantages of practicing school psychology in rural school settings. Three main clusters of responses emerged including close contact and good working relationships with teachers, administrators, and parents; role diversity and autonomy; and positive environmental context. (JAC)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Job Satisfaction, Rural Schools, School Psychologists
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Huebner, E. Scott; Dew, Tammy – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Investigated possibility of racial bias in one of few extant life satisfaction measures appropriate for children and adolescents, the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale. Participants were 115 black and 106 white adolescents in grades 8 through 12. Found no evidence of bias with respect to reliability, factorial validity, or concurrent validity.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Students, Children, Culture Fair Tests
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Huebner, E. Scott – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Based upon review of literature regarding burnout among helping professions, discusses organizational, interpersonal, and intrapersonal conditions that may create or exacerbate problems of burnout among school psychologists. Presents suggestions for coping with burnout in school settings. Underscores need for research agenda related to burnout…
Descriptors: Burnout, Elementary Secondary Education, Helping Relationship, Professional Personnel
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