Stressful Life Events and Predictors of Post-traumatic Growth among High-Risk Early Emerging Adults.

@article{Arpawong2016StressfulLE,
  title={Stressful Life Events and Predictors of Post-traumatic Growth among High-Risk Early Emerging Adults.},
  author={Thalida E Arpawong and Louise Ann Rohrbach and Joel E Milam and Jennifer B. Unger and Helen M. Land and Ping Sun and Donna Spruijt-Metz and Steve Y Sussman},
  journal={The journal of positive psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Stressful life events (SLEs) may elicit positive psychosocial change among youth, referred to as Post-traumatic Growth (PTG). We assessed types of SLEs experienced, degree to which participants reported PTG, and variables predicting PTG across 24 months among a sample of high risk, ethnically diverse early emerging adults. Participants were recruited from alternative high schools (n = 564; mean age=16.8; 65% Hispanic). Multi-level regression models were constructed to examine the impact of… CONTINUE READING

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