Barbara J. Phillips

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This study uses depth interviews with mothers about their disposal of children’s possessions to craft a new understanding of the role of identity in disposal. Our study asks: How does identity influence the disposal process of ordinary possessions? A disposal identity continuum of keepers and discarders emerged from the data. This new understanding suggests(More)
Thirty drug taking and thirty non-drug taking delinquent adolescent girls were assessed using a psychiatric interview technique. Differences were observed between the groups on an aggressive-passive-withdrawn dimension. Drug takers were found to be passive and withdrawn whilst control group subjects were found to be more aggressive. These factors were(More)
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