Children with Different Levels of Hope: Are There Differences in Their Self-esteem, Life Satisfaction, Social Support, and Family Cohesion?

@article{Merkas2011ChildrenWD,
  title={Children with Different Levels of Hope: Are There Differences in Their Self-esteem, Life Satisfaction, Social Support, and Family Cohesion?},
  author={Marina Merkas and Andreja Braj{\vs}a-Žganec},
  journal={Child Indicators Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={499-514}
}
The purpose of the present study was to compare children with different levels of hope on measures of life satisfaction, self-esteem, family cohesion, and social support. Two hundred and ninety-eight children filled out measures of hope, life satisfaction, self-esteem, family cohesion, and perceived social support. The results revealed no age or gender differences in hope. A hierarchical cluster analysis was preformed on the Children’s Hope Scale scores (Snyder et al. Journal of Pediatric… Expand
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  • G. Bean
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research
  • 2020
Objective: Studies in positive psychology have shown that the concept of hope is significantly related to resilience, optimism, happiness, self-esteem, and general well-being in young people.Expand
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