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By Daniel T.L. Shek, Rachel C. F. Sun, Cecilia M.S. Ma

This e-book files the findings of a 3-year longitudinal learn at the caliber of relations existence, own health and danger habit in chinese language teenagers in Hong Kong. It offers the profiles of caliber of relatives existence (family functioning, parental behavioral keep watch over, parental mental keep watch over and parent-child relational qualities); own future health (positive adolescence improvement and existence delight measures) and adolescent threat habit (substance abuse, delinquency, self-harm and suicidal habit and behavioral intentions to interact in threat habit) in numerous adolescent populations throughout time. It additionally examines theoretical concerns about the interrelationships among family members caliber of lifestyles, mental healthiness and probability habit in teenagers. essentially talking, the findings may help early life employees enjoy the significance of kin caliber of lifestyles and confident formative years improvement in shaping the non-public future health and hazard habit in chinese language kids in Hong Kong.

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A higher composite score reflects a higher sense of life satisfaction. The reliability and validity of the scale have been supported (Shek, 1998). Apart from measuring the positive aspects of participants’ personal well-being, their personal well-being was also assessed in the negative sides as follows: 3. Hopelessness Based on the work of Beck and colleagues (Beck, Weissman, Lester, & Trexler, 1974), a five-item modified scale was used to assess the respondents’ level of hopelessness. A 6-point scale was used with a higher score reflecting a higher sense of hopelessness.

Substance abuse in junior secondary school students in Hong Kong: Prevalence and psychosocial correlates. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 4(4), 433–442. Shek, D. T. , Ma, C. M. , & Tang, C. Y. P. (2012). Delinquency and problem behavior intention among early adolescents in Hong Kong: Profiles and psychosocial correlates. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 11(2), 151–158. Shek, D. T. , Siu, A. M. , & Lee, T. Y. (2007). The Chinese positive youth development scale: A validation study.

Shek, D. T. L. (2013). Self-harm and suicide attempts among young Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong: Prevalence, correlates, and changes. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 26, S26–S32. A Longitudinal Study of the Personal Well-Being and Family Quality… 33 Lee, T. , & Shek, D. T. L. (2013). Compensated dating in Hong Kong: Prevalence, psychological correlates, and relationships with other risky behaviors. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 26, S42–S48. Leung, C. Y. , & Lai, B.

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