A longitudinal study of adolescents' future orientation (time perspective)

  title={A longitudinal study of adolescents' future orientation (time perspective)},
  author={Gisela Trommsdorff and Helmut Lamm and Rolf W. Schmidt},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
This longitudinal study was designed to test hypotheses concerning the influence of environmental changes in different groups (educational status; sex) of adolescents on their future orientation (FO). FO was measured through a free-response questionnaire on which the subjects indicated their hopes and fears (which were later categorized into various domains of life by independent judges). On a second questionnaire the subjects adjudged their present and future life in various given domains of… 
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