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By W. A. Scott, William Scott

According to unique reasearch performed from Phoenix to Hong Kong, Adjustment of youngsters examines adolescent adjustment to varsity, friends and family throughout seven cultures.

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Interrelationship We were able to obtain measures of children’s personalities from two or three sources. 34 between corresponding adjustment scores from children, parents and teachers). The discrepancy may be attributable to two sources: lower reliability of the personality measures and lower “visibility” of the inferred traits being assessed. 15). Obviously parents and children do not necessarily share the same views about the function of schools. 05 (error variance estimated over the seven sample rs).

81 How do you feel about yourself? Is self-confident. 64 I shrink from facing a crisis or difficulty. Afraid of new things. Worries about many things. 87 At times I feel like smashing things. This child is often rebellious and disobedient. Talks back to the teacher. 59 Which of the following things are most important to you in school? 56 From your point of view, which of the following things should be most important to your child at school? Trying to get good marks. a k is number of items in culture-specific scale; varied from one sample to another.

25 when child’s age, teacher-judged hostility and school means study were entered into the regression equation.

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