Adolescence

A quarterly international journal covering all aspects of adolescence, including issues and topics in psychology, physiology, sociology, and education. For the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 169, March 22

Acceptability of Dating Violence among Late Adolescents: The Role of Sports Participation, Competitive Attitudes, and Selected Dynamics of Relationship Violence
Beginning with Makepeace's (1981) pioneering work on dating violence, research has continued to present a sobering picture of the extent to which violence occurs in dating and courtship relationships (Perry & Fromuth, 2005). This violence is not...
College Students' Role Models, Learning Style Preferences, and Academic Achievement in Collaborative Teaching: Absolute versus Relativistic Thinking
In Taiwan, higher hospitality education is managed by the system of technological and vocational education. In order to maximize the professional skills learned by students, collaborative teaching has been widely adopted in the technical courses which...
Hispanic versus African American Girls: Body Image, Nutrition, and Puberty
Public health research has been dominated by the biomedical model, which describes biological mechanisms at the individual level. This model does not appear to be appropriate for studying public health variables across different populations, especially...
Identity Formation of United States American and Asian Indian Adolescents
According to Eriksonian and neo-Eriksonian theory (e.g., Marcia, 1980), identity formation among youth often requires that they explore a range of life choices about interpersonal and ideological domains before they make commitments. Erikson (1980)...
Internalization of Values and Self-Esteem among Brazilian Teenagers from Authoritative, Indulgent, Authoritarian, and Neglectful Homes
This study examines the impact of parental socialization on Brazilian teenagers' self-esteem and their internalization of values. Internalization of social values and the development of the child's self-esteem are important objectives in parental socialization...
Male and Female Development of Delinquency during Adolescence and Early Adulthood: A Differential Autoregressive Model of Delinquency Using an Overlapping Cohort Design
INTRODUCTION Hirschi and Gottfredson have argued that using social correlates to explain desistance is misguided, as the factors that explain crime or its absence are constant across the life course (Hirschi & Gottfredson, 1983, 1984, 1994;...
Parental Bond and Life Course Transitions from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
Whereas the parent-child bond has been studied extensively in children and adolescents, its nature and course in late adolescence and young adulthood have received less empirical attention (Arnett, 2000; Hagestad, 1987; Van Wel, Ter Bogt, & Raaijmakers,...
Parenting and Adolescent Well-Being in Two European Countries
Parents may facilitate adolescents' general adjustment through a combination of demandingness and responsiveness (Baumrind, 1971; 1989; Maccoby & Martin, 1983; Scabini, 1995; Steinberg, 2001). Demandingness refers to the extent to which parents...
Parenting Styles and Learned Resourcefulness of Turkish Adolescents
The role of parenting styles in self-control-related behaviors of adolescents has been of interest in many studies. These studies clearly demonstrate that parental warmth, support, and monitoring facilitate development of adolescents' self-control...
Prediction of Work Efficiency in Early Adolescence under the Effects of Noise
INTRODUCTION Our environment is becoming more polluted and the causes are detectable, especially in the rapid development of industry, traffic, and other "civilization needs." This "aggressive development" does not spare educational institutions,...
Predictors of Perceived Satisfaction with Parental Control in Chinese Adolescents: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study
In the field of parental behavioral control, certain views suggest a need to recognize the multi-dimensional nature of parental behavioral control (Smetana & Daddis, 2002) and to differentiate aspects of parental behavioral control. In addition...
The Problem of School Bullies: What the Research Tells Us
The issue of school bullies and their victims has been a source of much research during recent years. This paper seeks to clarify and elaborate on some of the most salient findings of empirical studies in the United States and other countries. Various...
The Relationship between Leisure Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction of Adolescents concerning Online Games
INTRODUCTION Total online game market subscription revenue in Taiwan in 2005 reached 210 million, a 12.1% increase from 2004. The International Data Corporation (IDC, 2006), one of the largest online gaming markets in the Asia-Pacific region, conducted...