Identification of Adolescent Problems and Methods of Help-Seeking: A Cross-Cultural Study

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, social support, youth, cross-cultural

Principal Investigator: Thompson, Caroline (2)
Licence Number: 11008
Organization: Department of Psychology in Education, University of Pittsburg
Licenced Year(s): 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To study adolescent concerns and characteristics of adults who could help them; to identify commonalities across cultures

Project Description: Ms. Thompson will use a questionnaire translated into English and Inuktitut, which asks youths 13-15 and 18-20 to identify their three most pressing problems, coping strategies and the characteristics of adults they would turn to for help.