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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 booklet records the findings of a 3-year longitudinal learn at the caliber of relatives existence, own health and chance habit in chinese language youngsters in Hong Kong. It offers the profiles of caliber of relatives lifestyles (family functioning, parental behavioral keep watch over, parental mental keep an eye on and parent-child relational qualities); own future health (positive formative years 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 several adolescent populations throughout time. It additionally examines theoretical matters in regards to the interrelationships among relatives caliber of existence, mental future health and threat habit in teens. virtually talking, the findings may help early life staff savor the significance of family members caliber of existence and optimistic early life improvement in shaping the private health and wellbeing and threat habit in chinese language youth in Hong Kong.

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Assessment of family functioning in Chinese adolescents: The Chinese version of the Family Assessment Device. Research on Social Work Practice, 12, 504–524. Shek, D. T. L. (2003). Economic stress, psychological well-being and problem behavior in Chinese adolescents with economic disadvantage. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32(4), 259–266. Shek, D. T. L. (2005a). A longitudinal study of perceived family functioning and adolescent adjustment in Chinese adolescents with economic disadvantage. Journal of Family Issues, 26, 518–543.

Perceived parental control based on indigenous Chinese parental control concepts in adolescents in Hong Kong. American Journal of Family Therapy, 35(2), 123–137. Shek, D. T. L. (2008). Perceived parental psychological control in Chinese adolescents: A threeyear longitudinal study in Hong Kong. The Open Family Studies Journal, 1, 7–16. L. S. Ma Shek, D. T. , & Ma, C. M. S. (2010a). Dimensionality of the Chinese positive youth development scale: Confirmatory factor analyses. Social Indicators Research, 98(1), 41–59.

Shek, D. T. , & Lee, T. Y. (2007). Perceived parental control processes, parent-child relational qualities and psychological well-being of Chinese adolescents in intact and non-intact families in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 19, 167–175. Shek, D. T. , & Ma, C. M. S. (2011). S. in the junior secondary school years: Individual growth curve analyses. The Scientific World Journal, 11, 253–266. Shek, D. T. , & Ma, C. M. S. (2012). S. in the junior secondary school years: Objective outcome evaluation based on eight waves of longitudinal data.

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