Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: Family Life, Psychological by Daniel T.L. Shek, Rachel C. F. Sun, Cecilia M.S. Ma

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 lifestyles, own healthiness and threat habit in chinese language youth in Hong Kong. It offers the profiles of caliber of kin existence (family functioning, parental behavioral regulate, parental mental regulate and parent-child relational qualities); own wellbeing and fitness (positive adolescence improvement and lifestyles pride measures) and adolescent possibility habit (substance abuse, delinquency, self-harm and suicidal habit and behavioral intentions to interact in possibility habit) in numerous adolescent populations throughout time. It additionally examines theoretical concerns about the interrelationships among family members caliber of existence, mental healthiness and danger habit in youngsters. essentially talking, the findings may also help adolescence staff savour the significance of relatives caliber of existence and confident formative years improvement in shaping the non-public health and wellbeing and chance habit in chinese language kids in Hong Kong.

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Besides removing risk factors, it is equally important to build up psychosocial competences in young people in Hong Kong. The basic argument in the positive youth development approach is simple and attractive – when a young person acquires psychosocial competence and inner strengths, he or she will have the strength to resist risk behavior. Against the above background, programs utilizing positive youth development constructs should be developed to promote adolescent holistic development and to Positive Youth Development in Junior Secondary School Students… 37 facilitate adolescent well-being.

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