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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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Nice Thinking! An Educational Intervention That Teaches Children to Think Gratefully
Abstract. Gratitude is essential to social life and well-being. Although research with youth populations has gained momentum recently, only two gratitude interventions have been conducted in youth,Expand
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Rumination, emotion, and forgiveness: three longitudinal studies.
In 3 studies, the authors investigated whether within-persons increases in rumination about an interpersonal transgression were associated with within-persons reductions in forgiveness. ResultsExpand
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Forgiveness, Feeling Connected to Others, and Well-Being: Two Longitudinal Studies
In two studies, the authors investigated the associations between interpersonal forgiveness and psychological well-being. Cross-sectional and prospective multilevel analyses demonstrated thatExpand
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Being grateful is beyond good manners: Gratitude and motivation to contribute to society among early adolescents
Gratitude, a positive response to receiving a benefit, may contribute more to youth than just momentary happiness. It may ignite in youth a motivation for “upstream generativity” whereby itsExpand
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Positive Responses to Benefit and Harm: Bringing Forgiveness and Gratitude Into Cognitive Psychotherapy
Forgiveness and gratitude represent positive psychological responses to interpersonal harms and benefits that individuals have experienced. In the present article we first provide a brief review ofExpand
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Gratitude and the Reduced Costs of Materialism in Adolescents
Materialistic youth seem to be languishing while grateful youth seem to be flourishing. High school students (N = 1,035) completed measures of materialism, gratitude, academic functioning, envy,Expand
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On the form and function of forgiving: modeling the time-forgiveness relationship and testing the valuable relationships hypothesis.
In two studies, the authors sought to identify the mathematical function underlying the temporal course of forgiveness. A logarithmic model outperformed linear, exponential, power, hyperbolic, andExpand
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Gratitude in School
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