Adolescent Characteristics by Type of Long-Term Aim in Life

  title={Adolescent Characteristics by Type of Long-Term Aim in Life},
  author={Kendall Cotton Bronk and W. Holmes Finch},
Surveys were administered to adolescents (N1⁄4 144) to determine if young people varied based on the type of long-term aims they held. Using cluster analysis, four groups emerged from the data: youth without clear long-term aims, youth with self-oriented long-term aims, youth with other-oriented long-term aims, and youth with both selfand other-oriented long-term aims. The latter two clusters represent potentially purposeful youth and the self-oriented cluster represents youth with meaning in… CONTINUE READING