Defensive Pessimism and Optimism Correlates of Adolescent Future Orientation

@article{Seginer2000DefensivePA,
  title={Defensive Pessimism and Optimism Correlates of Adolescent Future Orientation},
  author={Rachel Seginer},
  journal={Journal of Adolescent Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={307 - 326}
}
  • R. Seginer
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Adolescent Research
This study examined the links between academic and social defensive pessimism and optimism strategies and adolescents’future orientation in two prospective domains: education and military service. Analyses of data collected from Israeli 11th graders indicated (a) the prediction concerning domain specificity was corroborated so that academic strategies were significantly linked to prospective education components, and social strategies to prospective military service components and (b… 
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