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Looking Beyond Psychopathology: The Dual-Factor Model of Mental Health in Youth
Abstract In a dual-factor model of mental health (cf. Greenspoon & Saklofske, 2001), assessments of positive indicators of wellness (i.e., subjective well-being—SWB) are coupled with traditional… Expand
Does life satisfaction moderate the effects of stressful life events on psychopathological behavior during adolescence
The Role of Life Satisfaction in the Relationship between Authoritative Parenting Dimensions and Adolescent Problem Behavior
Research examining environmental factorsassociated with adolescents' life satisfaction(LS) has revealed that familial variables(e.g., parent-child conflict, familystructure) are crucial correlates.… Expand
An Analysis of Hope as a Psychological Strength.
Abstract Psychologists have placed an increased emphasis on identifying psychological strengths that foster healthy development. Hope, as operationalized in Snyder's hope theory Snyder, C. R., Hoza,… Expand
Teacher Support and Adolescents' Subjective Well-Being: A Mixed-Methods Investigation
- Shannon M Suldo, A. Friedrich, Tiffany White, J. Farmer, D. Minch, J. Michalowski
- 1 March 2009
Abstract. Adolescents' subjective well-being (SWB) is associated with a variety of schooling experiences, particularly their perceptions of teacher support. This article presents results of a… Expand
Is Extremely High Life Satisfaction During Adolescence Advantageous?
This study examined whether extremely high life satisfaction was associated with adaptive functioning or maladaptive functioning. Six hundred ninety-eight secondary level students completed the… Expand
Further Evaluation of the Children's Hope Scale
Two studies addressed the psychometric properties of the Children's Hope Scale (CHS; Snyder et al., 1997). A sample of 460 high school students was administered the CHS along with measures of life… Expand
Relationships among Stress, Coping, and Mental Health in High-Achieving High School Students.
This study investigates the relationships among stress, coping, and mental health in 139 students participating in an International Baccalaureate (IB) high school diploma program. Mental health was… Expand
Academic Correlates of Children and Adolescents' Life Satisfaction
Educators and psychologists alike have trumpeted calls for a reduced focus on deficits and pathology and increased attention to strengths and general wellness in all children. Life satisfaction is… Expand
Life satisfaction in children and youth: Empirical foundations and implications for school psychologists
A central component of positive psychology is subjective well-being (SWB). One facet of SWB receiving increased research attention is children's perceived quality of life (PQOL). Existing research… Expand