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Severe dating violence and quality of life among south carolina high school students.
BACKGROUND Little research has addressed the impact of dating violence and forced-sex victimization and perpetration on adolescent well-being. In this cross-sectional study, we provide (1) estimatesExpand
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Measuring gratitude in youth: assessing the psychometric properties of adult gratitude scales in children and adolescents.
Before the developmental trajectory, outcomes, and related interventions of gratitude can be accurately and confidently studied among the youth, researchers must ensure that they haveExpand
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Life Satisfaction and Student Engagement in Adolescents
Situated within a positive psychology perspective, this study explored linkages between adolescent students’ positive subjective well-being and their levels of engagement in schooling. Specifically,Expand
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Convergent and discriminant validation of a children's life satisfaction scale: Its relationship to self- and teacher-reported psychological problems and school functioning
Two studies are reported that provide additional validity evidence for the Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS: Huebner, 1991a). In the first study, evidence for the convergent validity of theExpand
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Relationship between perceived life satisfaction and adolescents' substance abuse.
PURPOSE To explore the relationship between perceived global life satisfaction and selected substance use behaviors among 5032 public high school students. METHODS The 1997 South Carolina YouthExpand
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Validation of the brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale among college students.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the psychometric properties of the BMSLSS among 522 college students. METHODS Internal consistency reliability explored scale reliability, factor analysis exploredExpand
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Physical activity behaviors and perceived life satisfaction among public high school adolescents.
This study explored relationships between perceived life satisfaction and physical activity behaviors in a statewide sample of adolescents in South Carolina (n = 4,758) using the CDC Youth RiskExpand
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Relationship between life satisfaction and violent behaviors among adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To explore relationships between life satisfaction and violent behaviors among 5,032 adolescents. METHODS Adjusted polychotomous logistic regression analyses and multivariate models wereExpand
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Adolescent health-related quality of life and perceived satisfaction with life
Purpose: To explore the relationship between perceived satisfaction with life and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a state-wide sample of 13–18-year-old adolescents (n=4914) in SouthExpand
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Perceived quality of life: a neglected component of adolescent health assessment and intervention.
The contribution of the construct of perceived quality of life (PQOL) to adolescent health assessment and promotion is discussed. Theory, measurement, and correlates of PQOL in adolescence areExpand
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