Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/10792
Title: Developmental outcomes of economically disadvantaged adolescents in Hong Kong: a replication.
Authors: Shek, DT 
Tsui, PF
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Source: International journal of adolescent medicine and health, 2013, v. 25, no. 4, p. 395-403 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of adolescent medicine and health 
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between economic disadvantage and adolescent and developmental outcomes as well as perceived family qualities in 3580 Secondary 2 students in Hong Kong. Developmental outcomes include positive youth development constructs, problem behavior and drug taking behavior, whereas perceived family qualities include perceived family interaction and parental parenting. Generally speaking, poor and non-poor adolescents differ in terms of overall positive youth development and family life quality. Although adolescents experiencing poverty do not display significant differences from non-poor adolescents in terms of risk behavior and psychosocial competencies, adolescents with economic disadvantage show lower levels of positive identity, family interaction, and perceived paternal parenting than do those without economic disadvantage.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/10792
ISSN: 0334-0139
EISSN: 2191-0278
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