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How Can Adolescents Proactively Manage Their Own Lives? The Role of Need Crafting in AdolescentsU+2019 Psychosocial Adjustment

Adolescence is marked by both risk for maladjustment and opportunities for psychosocial growth. To better understand adolescentsU+2019 pro-active role in their own psychosocial growth, this project addresses a novel strategy, called need crafting (i.e., the capacity to actively seek need-satisfying activities). A series of longitudinal, diary, and intervention-based studies will examine the role of need crafting in adolescentsU+2019 adjustment.

Date:1 Nov 2019  →  Today
Keywords:self-management, prevention, need crafting, Adolescence
Disciplines:Learning and behaviour