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1995

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Coping Strategies Of Depressed And Nondepressed Adolescents, Marcia A. Kennedy Jan 1995

Coping Strategies Of Depressed And Nondepressed Adolescents, Marcia A. Kennedy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to determine if there are differences in the regulation of sad affect between depressed and nondepressed adolescents and between younger (12 years to 15 years, 6 months) and older adolescents (15 years, 7 months to 18 years). Using an information processing perspective, this study focused on several steps involved in emotion regulation including the generation, evaluation, and reported use of coping strategies.;Participants included 38 male students, 12 to 18 years of age, attending public middle and high schools in Chesapeake, Virginia. Participants were presented with two scenarios designed to evoke feelings of sadness ...