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Hypothesis 2 was partially supported, for only proactive coping could influence maladjustment through stress.
At the same time, two types of aggression have been found to be associated with different kinds of psychological maladjustment.
A factorial multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was applied for each of the four sets of outcome variables (self-esteem, psychosocial maladjustment, personal competence, and problem behaviors), with a 4 (parenting style: authoritative, indulgent, authoritarian, and neglectful) by 2 (sex: girls vs.
We find a linear in-crease in the home adjustment scores of students as the shyness level in-creased, indicating that higher the shyness, the more is the maladjustment.
The screening of prospective teachers for maladjustment 50 years ago and the dispositions assessments going on today have remarkable similarities.
He observed such maladjustments often developed in people who are "frustrated and distraught idealists.
In this field lies the seed for much of the social maladjustment noted in subsequent discussions, for the foreign-born Negro brings into the American occupational picture skills and experiences for which little or no opportunity is provided for Negroes in the United States save in the limited occupational field of racial services.
The social maladjustment exclusion clause does not allow for students to be deemed eligible as ED if they are socially maladjusted.
Homophobic beliefs and attitudes often cause serious maladjustment in GLBT youth, making them the most at-risk population in our schools today (Taylor, 2000).
We distinguish, however, between overt forms of maladjustment, such as juvenile delinquency, drug addiction, depression, and suicidal behavior, and less severe forms of maladjustment, which are generally associated with poor decision-making skills, social difficulties, and unproductive coping strategies.
Since senior high school attendance is not compulsory in Japan (although 90 percent of middle school students continue their education), the numbers of kids cutting classes on a regular basis and for maladjustment reasons is probably much higher.