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Social Indicators Research Series

Quality-of-Life Research on Children and Adolescents

Editors: Dannerbeck, A., Casas, F., Sadurni, M., Coenders Gallart, G. (Eds.)

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This title is a must-read for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of the behaviours of children and adolescents. It focuses on measurement issues related to the subjective well-being of children and adolescents as opposed to current objective measurements. The volume contains eight chapters that represent a significant advancement in our understanding of life satisfaction in specific age groups, behavioural context, and cultures. The first chapter provides a synthesis of assessment research directed at children and youth. The subsequent chapters offer an in-depth look at subpopulations of youth and specific behaviours. Together the chapters demonstrate the importance of considering the role of life satisfaction across age groups and situations.
This volume will be of interest to researchers in government and academia, social psychologists, those working in the prevention sciences, and others who focus on assessing the quality of life and well-being of children and adolescents.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Acknowledgements

    Pages 1-1

    Dannerbeck, Anne

  • Research on Assessment of Life Satisfaction of Children and Adolescents

    Pages 3-33

    Huebner, E. Scott

  • The Influence of Parent and Peer Attachments on Life Satisfaction in Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence

    Pages 35-60

    Nickerson, Amanda B. (et al.)

  • A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Dimensions of Child and Adolescent Life Satisfaction reports

    Pages 61-79

    Park, Nansook (et al.)

  • Life Satisfaction and Suicide Among High School Adolescents

    Pages 81-105

    Valois, Robert F. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quality-of-Life Research on Children and Adolescents
Editors
  • Anne Dannerbeck
  • Ferran Casas
  • Marta Sadurni
  • Germa Coenders Gallart
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
23
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-2312-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-2312-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-2311-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6635-0
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IV, 198
Additional Information
Reprinted from SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH, 66:1-2
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