The Impact Of Group Support On Adolescent Response To Divorce.

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This study attempted to link teen behavior, perception and coping styles during a divorce to the use of group support. The sample consisted of 48 teens ages 13--19. Thirty of the teens utilized group support while going through divorce. The remaining 18 did not utilize group support. The teens were gathered from the suburbs of a large metropolitan area. The custodial parents were asked to fill out the Child Behavior Check List and demographic data; while their teen(s) were asked to answer questions about their ...
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Overview

This study attempted to link teen behavior, perception and coping styles during a divorce to the use of group support. The sample consisted of 48 teens ages 13--19. Thirty of the teens utilized group support while going through divorce. The remaining 18 did not utilize group support. The teens were gathered from the suburbs of a large metropolitan area. The custodial parents were asked to fill out the Child Behavior Check List and demographic data; while their teen(s) were asked to answer questions about their perception of their behaviors with the Self-Perception Profile for Adolescents. The teens also responded to questions about their coping strategies with the Coping Response Inventory. Results showed teens who were utilizing group support were not found to have differing coping responses from those who did not utilize group support. A significant relationship was found between teen's perception of their positive behaviors, self worth and close friends in relationship to approach coping styles. The implications of the findings are related to assisting teens in learning how to utilize healthier approach style coping.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781243515582
  • Publisher: BiblioLabsII
  • Publication date: 9/2/2011
  • Pages: 26
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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