Adolescent problems and coping strategies

by Wong, Ka-yan

Abstract (Summary)
(Uncorrected OCR) Abstract The present *tudv examined the relationship among adolescent problems. coping behaviours, and their perceive*! effectiveness in a sample i)f 162 secondary schonl adolescents. Measures included the an Adolescent Personal Problem Scale (.\PPS) adapted lioin tin* Mnoney Problem (heck I ist iMPCLl. General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) and the Uloksceut Coping < Mentation for Problem Experience (A-COPli). The severitv of adolescent problem was found 10 be significant l> correlated to psychological well-being and actual coping belmvinurs. Problems related to school and conflict ?i|i I'amih are found to lie must slrev.ful. (Sender difference*. in pr.ihlem*. vvere noted hut adolescents used relufivel) similar copiuu *traU*!*ii's to manage problems and tension. Relaxation and seeking diversion were lhelrc'|uvnll> used tropins;strategies. Implication Of the results arc dlwusscd.
Bibliographical Information:


School:The University of Hong Kong

School Location:China - Hong Kong SAR

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:teenagers china hong kong adjustment psychology


Date of Publication:01/01/1994

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