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González-Cabrera, Joaquín; Sánchez-Álvarez, Nicolás; Calvete, Esther; León-Mejía, Ana; Orue, Izaskun; Machimbarrena, Juan M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
This study created a Spanish triangulated version of the European Bullying Intervention Project Questionnaire and obtained indicators of its validity and reliability. This new tool allows researchers to triangulate and flexibly investigate the three main roles in school bullying, obtaining seven potential roles (pure victim, pure bully, pure…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Intervention, Bullying, Validity
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Brouzos, Andreas; Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Vlachioti, Antigone; Baourda, Vasiliki – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
To facilitate students' transition into secondary school, a coping-oriented group program was designed. Pre- and posttest data from three intervention groups conducted over the course of 5 weeks were combined for a total of 56 sixth-grade students waiting to undergo school transition. There was also a test-retest control group (n = 26). Results…
Descriptors: Coping, Intervention, Transitional Programs, Grade 6
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McGill, Ryan J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The present study examined the factor structure of the Kaufman assessment battery for children-second edition normative update with normative sample participants aged 7-18 years (N = 500) using confirmatory factor analysis with maximum likelihood estimation and multidimensional scaling procedures. For the 10 subtest Cattell-Horn-Carroll core…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Children, Test Validity, Factor Structure
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Bryce, Crystal I.; Alexander, Brittany L.; Fraser, Ashley M.; Fabes, Richard A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Hope--a multidimensional positive motivational state--is particularly salient with adolescents in the school setting. Cognitive hope focuses on goal attainment cognitions whereas behavioral hope focuses on actions required for goal attainment. Studies rarely examine the contribution of each type of hope to adolescents' academic functioning and…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Adolescents, Well Being
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Clark, Kelly N.; Dorio, Nicole B.; Eldridge, Morgan A.; Malecki, Christine K.; Demaray, Michelle K. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Grit has been defined as passionate perseverance toward long-term challenging goals and it is associated with various positive outcomes for youth, including academic achievement. However, less is known about these associations for the two facets of grit (i.e., perseverance of effort, consistency of interest) and few studies have examined the link…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Academic Achievement, Social Support Groups, Academic Persistence
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Kim, Sung Reul; Kim, Hye Young; Kim, Ji Young; Kim, Hyun Kyung – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The aim of this study was to identify the association between type D personality and smoking cessation among high school students who had participated in a stop smoking program. From 27 high schools, we recruited 279 smoking students who had participated in a stop smoking program between May 29, 2015, and January 25, 2016. About 26.5% of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Smoking, Failure
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McLoughlin, Larisa T.; Spears, Barbara A.; Taddeo, Carmel M.; Hermens, Daniel F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
It is well documented that cyberbullying can lead to adverse mental health outcomes. Separate research shows that higher levels of social connectedness may result in more positive mental health outcomes, however, the relationship between social connectedness and mental health in the face of cyberbullying is not yet fully understood. An online…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Mental Health, Interpersonal Relationship
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Brajša-Žganec, Andreja; Merkaš, Marina; Šakic Velic, Marija – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the relation of parental supervision, parental involvement at school and child's social competence with school achievement in primary school. A theoretical model was postulated that predicts direct and indirect effects of parental behaviors on adolescents' school achievement. Participants were 1,024 adolescents…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parent Participation, Parents, Parent School Relationship