Risk and protective factors for residential foster care adolescents

@inproceedings{AguilarVafaie2011RiskAP,
  title={Risk and protective factors for residential foster care adolescents},
  author={Maria E. Aguilar-Vafaie and Mehrnoosh Roshani and Hamidreza Hassanabadi and Zahra Masoudian and Gholam A. Afruz},
  year={2011}
}
Based on Jessor's (1998) Problem Behavior Theory, this study investigated the relationship between risk and protective factors and adolescent psychopathology and adjustment. For this purpose, adolescent girls (n = 69) and boys (n = 71) living in residential foster homes in the city of Tehran, responded to an adapted version of the Adolescent Health and Development Questionnaire, Jessor, 1998) and their foster home caregivers rated the adolescents' internalizing/externalizing problems and… CONTINUE READING

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