publication . Article . 2020

The Moderating Role of Autonomy Support Profiles in the Association Between Grit and Externalizing Problem Behavior Among Family-Bereaved Adolescents

Feng, Lijuan; Lan, Xiaoyu;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology (issn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Research has consistently documented that the death of a close family member can disrupt a family’s functional equilibrium and has a deleterious effect on adolescents’ adaptation; however, little attention has been paid to behavioral adaptation of adolescents after a loss in a collective setting. Attempting to fill this research gap, the objectives of the current study are: (1) to identify autonomy support profiles based on two centered figures (parents and head teachers) and (2) to examine whether these emerging profiles may moderate the association between the two dimensions of grit (perseverance and consistency) and externalizing problem behavior in Chinese f...
Subjects
free text keywords: externalizing problem behavior, perseverance of effort, consistency of interests, parental autonomy support, teacher autonomy support, family-bereaved adolescents, Psychology, BF1-990, Original Research
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