Goal construction, reconstruction and depressive symptoms in a life-span context: the transition from school to work.

@article{Nurmi2002GoalCR,
  title={Goal construction, reconstruction and depressive symptoms in a life-span context: the transition from school to work.},
  author={J E Nurmi and Katariina Salmela-Aro},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2002},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={385-420}
}
This study focused on investigating the kinds of personal goals young adults have when they are faced with the transition from school to work; the extent to which they reconstruct these goals as a consequence of their success in dealing with this transition; and how their goals influence their depressive symptoms. In order to investigate these research questions, 250 young adults who were facing a transition from school to work were studied at three points of the transition process: while they… CONTINUE READING

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