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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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Cross, Donna S.; Runions, Kevin C.; Resnicow, Ken A.; Britt, Eileen F.; Gray, Caitlin – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Intervention approaches to bullying are largely preventive in nature, and even these have been shown to be ineffective, if not iatrogenic, with adolescents. Responses to bullying are limited to traditional punitive approaches or "no-blame" approaches aiming to restore the relationship between the targeted students. Neither of these…
Descriptors: Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Interviews, Adolescents
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Williams, Amanda J.; Banks, Courtney S.; Blake, Jamilia J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Bias-based bullying focused on sexual orientation or gender identity in schools has significant negative implications for the academic, social, and emotional well-being of students who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, or who are perceived to behave in gender nonconforming ways. Despite empirical support for the influence of bystander…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Motivation, Bullying, Sexual Orientation
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White, Henry; LaFleur, Jennifer; Houle, Katherine; Hyry-Dermith, Paul; Blake, Susan M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
In recent decades, increasing attention has been paid to the number of adolescents experiencing extended absences from school due to mental health crises. Upon returning to school, these students often face difficulties in functioning, risk of relapse, and vulnerability to academic failure and social isolation. This paper presents results of a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Mental Disorders, Attendance Patterns, At Risk Students
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Luo, Yun; Xiang, Zhoulei; Zhang, Hui; Wang, Zhenhong – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The association between interpersonal relationships, perceived social support, and depressive symptoms in adolescents was investigated in the present study. The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depressive Symptoms Scale (CES-D-SF), Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS), and Interpersonal Relationship Scale (IRS) were…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Social Support Groups, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents
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Jung, Jae Yup; Young, Marie – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
A mixed-methods design was employed to identify the cognitive processes that lead to occupational/career indecision for economically disadvantaged adolescents of high intellectual ability. In the first phase, interview data collected from 26 economically disadvantaged intellectually gifted Australian adolescents were analyzed using grounded theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, High School Students, Occupational Aspiration
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Griffin, Charity Brown; Cooper, Shauna M.; Metzger, Isha W.; Golden, Alexandrea R.; White, C. Nicole – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
This investigation utilized an integrative model of development for ethnic minority children and a process model of engagement to explore whether three dimensions of school engagement (behavioral, emotional, and cognitive) mediated relationships between school racial climate, academic performance, and educational aspirations. A total of 139…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, African American Students, High School Students, Racial Relations
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Gilman, Rich; Rice, Kenneth G.; Carboni, Inga – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Although studies examining multidimensional perfectionism among adolescents have increased over the past two decades, most continue to focus on psychological outcomes such as anxiety or depression. The purpose of this study was to examine two social outcomes that may differ among perfectionistic subtypes: "social perspective taking"…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Perspective Taking, Motivation, Interpersonal Relationship
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Coren, Sidney A.; Luthar, Suniya S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
This study extends past findings of heightened problems among affluent youth by examining adjustment patterns among boys in two academically elite, independent high schools: one for boys only and the other co-educational. Both samples manifested disproportionately high rates of internalizing and externalizing symptoms, but only the co-educational…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Males, High School Students, Private Schools
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Stachowitz, Annie L.; Choi, Hee-Sook; Schweinle, Amy – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Eating disorders, disordered eating, and body dissatisfaction prevalence rates are on the rise among adolescent females. The present study examined the potential use of a commonly used social--emotional instrument, the Behavior Assessment System for Children-Second Edition (BASC-2), for detecting the presence of possible eating disorders in…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, At Risk Persons, Females, Self Concept
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Rue, Hanna C.; Knox, Maria – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Empirical research in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has resulted in the identification of numerous evidence-based interventions (EBIs). Adolescents with an ASD are faced with unique academic challenges, complex social environments, and physiological changes. They often require interventions to aid in acclimating to their…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Carter, Erik W.; Harvey, Michelle N.; Taylor, Julie Lounds; Gotham, Katherine – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Equipping youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to flourish during and after high school is central to the purpose and practice of special education. However, many students with ASD are leaving high school without the preparation and connections needed to engage meaningfully in their communities. This article reviews research-based approaches…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, High School Students, Adolescents
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Leaper, Campbell; Brown, Christia Spears; Ayres, Melanie M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Peer sexual harassment is a stressor for many girls in middle and high school. Prior research indicates that approach strategies (seeking support or confronting) are generally more effective than avoidance strategies in alleviating stress. However, the deployment of effective coping behaviors depends partly on how individuals evaluate different…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Coping, Sexual Harassment
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Feindler, Eva L.; Engel, Emily C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The development, implementation, and evaluation of anger management programs have proliferated over the past decade. The programs aim to moderate the intensity, frequency, and severity of anger expression, and facilitate alternative nonaggressive responses to conflict and frustration. Cognitive-behavioral theory highlights cognitive processes such…
Descriptors: Intervention, Aggression, Program Effectiveness, Conflict Resolution
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Reynolds, Bridget M.; Repetti, Rena L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Adolescent girls reported on their experiences both as perpetrators and as victims of several distinct forms of relational aggression. Details of these incidents were gathered from 114 ethnically diverse ninth and tenth graders via a secure online survey. The frequency with which girls perpetrated or were targeted for particular acts of relational…
Descriptors: Aggression, Females, Grade 10, Adolescents
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