An Empirical Investigation of the Social Coping Strategies Used by Gifted Adolescents

  title={An Empirical Investigation of the Social Coping Strategies Used by Gifted Adolescents},
  author={Mary Ann Swiatek},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  pages={154 - 160}
  • Mary Ann Swiatek
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Gifted Child Quarterly
  • The formation of an identity during adolescence is believed to be facilitated by conformity to others and membership in a peer group. Because gifted adolescents in a typical school setting often experience difficulties in conformity and peer group membership, they can be expected to face some unique challenges during adolescence. The current study seeks empirical evidence for discrete strategies that gifted adolescents may use to cope with perceived social difficulties. Highly gifted students… CONTINUE READING
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