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Preliminary Validation of the Brief Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (BMSLSS)
Two studies investigated the psychometricproperties of the Brief MultidimensionalStudents' Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS: Huebner, 1994). In Study 1, 221 middle schoolstudents completed the BriefExpand
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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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Selected Health Behaviors That Influence College Freshman Weight Change
Objective and Participants: The authors investigated the effect of physical activity (PA), fruit and vegetable intake, and alcohol use on 6-month weight change in 193 college freshmen (78.8% white,Expand
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The Structure of Self-Reported Aggression, Drug Use, and Delinquent Behaviors During Early Adolescence
Examined the structure of self-report scales designed to assess the frequency of adolescent problem behaviors. Urban (n = 988) and rural (n = 1,895) middle school students completed the ProblemExpand
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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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Levels and Demographic Correlates of Adolescent Life Satisfaction Reports
This study assessed the levels and demographic correlates of adolescents' perceptions of their overall life satisfaction and satisfaction with five specific domains of their lives (i.e. family,Expand
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Correlates and consequences of early initiation of sexual intercourse.
This cross-sectional analysis of the 1991 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey explored factors associated with an early age at first sexual intercourse. Almost 18% of White males, 49% of Black males, 5%Expand
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A dual-factor model of mental health: toward a more comprehensive understanding of youth functioning.
Traditional mental health models focus on psychological problems and distress; accordingly, health is viewed as the absence of illness or disability. In contrast, a dual-factor model of mental healthExpand
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HIV knowledge and its contribution to sexual health behaviors of low-income African American adolescents.
OBJECTIVES Although many factors contribute to racial disparities in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS among young African Americans, knowledge is a particularly modifiable factor. However,Expand
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An Investigation Of A Brief Life Satisfaction Scale With Elementary School Children
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Brief Multidmensional Student Life Satisfaction Scale (BMSLSS: Seligson et al., 2003) with elementary school children. The participants includedExpand
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