Meeting Developmental Challenges During Emerging Adulthood

  title={Meeting Developmental Challenges During Emerging Adulthood},
  author={Shmuel Shulman and Esther Kalnitzki and Golan Shahar},
  journal={Journal of Adolescent Research},
  pages={242 - 267}
A one-year follow-up study examined the role of developmental challenges, personality (dependency, self-criticism, and personal efficacy), and support systems in adaptation among Israeli emerging adults (N = 236) participating in a preparatory academic program. Participants were assessed during their enrollment in the preparatory academic program and one year later, after graduation, when their academic success or failure could be determined. Personal efficacy predicted higher levels of goal… 

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