Friendship Qualities and Their Associations with Social, Emotional, and Behavioural Functioning in Military-Connected Youth

dc.contributor.advisorSchwartz, Kelly Dean
dc.contributor.authorWheeler, Bailey Kathleen
dc.contributor.committeememberMcCrimmon, Adam W.
dc.contributor.committeememberAdorjan, Michael C.
dc.date2018-11
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-04T22:12:54Z
dc.date.available2018-10-04T22:12:54Z
dc.date.issued2018-09-21
dc.description.abstractThe present study examined the best friendships and the social, emotional, and behavioural functioning of youth from Canadian military families. Further, it examined how the positive and negative qualities of these friendships were related to the behavioural and mental health outcomes measured. Online surveys were administered to 31 military-connected youth to assess internalizing, externalizing, overall problems, and the characteristics and qualities of their best friendships. The results revealed that the average scores for all outcomes were comparable to civilian peers. However, a large minority of participants had elevated internalizing scores. Further, it was found that the best friendships of these military-connected youth were characterized by more positive qualities than negative qualities. Finally, both positive and negative friendship qualities predicted externalizing scores, but they did not predict internalizing scores. Interpretations, implications and limitation of these findings are presented, as are suggestions for future research.en_US
dc.identifier.citationWheeler, B. K. (2018). Friendship Qualities and Their Associations with Social, Emotional, and Behavioural Functioning in Military-Connected Youth (Master's thesis, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada). Retrieved from https://prism.ucalgary.ca. doi:10.11575/PRISM/33117en_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/33117
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/108765
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisher.facultyGraduate Studies
dc.publisher.facultyWerklund School of Education
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.classificationEducational Psychologyen_US
dc.subject.classificationMilitary Studiesen_US
dc.subject.classificationMental Healthen_US
dc.titleFriendship Qualities and Their Associations with Social, Emotional, and Behavioural Functioning in Military-Connected Youth
dc.typemaster thesis
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Psychology
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science (MSc)
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