Lindy M Fields

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This paper reviews research published within the last 10 years on child and adolescent strategies for coping with commonly occurring stressors in nonclinical populations and the relationship of these strategies to adjustment. Current conceptual and classification schemes for children's coping strategies are analyzed and compared. Studies of child coping are(More)
This study examined the relationship of ethnic identity to self-esteem, perceived self-efficacy and prosocial attitudes. The sample included 100 male and female early adolescents, ranging from 11 to 13 years old, from different racial/ethnic backgrounds. Structural equations modeling was used to examine the latent structure of the multi-dimensional(More)
Imagination inflation is where imaginative elaboration of possible childhood experiences inflates (increases) participants' estimation that these events actually occurred, as indicated by pre- to post-manipulation ratings changes. This research primarily uses the Life Events Inventory (LEI), listing possible experiences that could have happened during(More)
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