School Transitions Among Military Adolescents: A Qualitative Study of Stress and Coping by ProQuest

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									School Psychology Review,
2010, Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 84 –105



     School Transitions Among Military Adolescents: A
          Qualitative Study of Stress and Coping

          Catherine P. Bradshaw, May Sudhinaraset, Kristin Mmari, and
                                Robert W. Blum
                 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


            Abstract. The research on highly mobile military adolescents has produced mixed
            findings. Whereas early descriptive studies reported that adolescents experiencing
            multiple residential moves exhibited symptoms of what was termed military
            family syndrome, more recent quantitative studies have found few negative effects
            after controlling for prior status. However, most of the extant research has been
            conducted during peacetime, and thus may not generalize to today’s mobile
            military students, whose parents are facing deployment at increasing rates. The
            current study used qualitative methods to (a) describe the transition-related
            stressors experience
								
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