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dc.contributor.authorLing, Ai Hua.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study investigates risk-taking behaviours of young male offenders from the perspective of their stress and coping strategies. Risk-taking behaviors are not to be seen as mere antisocial acts of adolescents; rather they need to be understood as adolescents' efforts in trying to manage certain external and/or internal demands that they find to be stressful or that exceeding their resources. A sample of 29 young offenders residing at a boys" hostel in Singapore participated in this study, 9 of whom were interviewed.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social psychology-
dc.titleCoping strategies of at-risk adolescentsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorSmith, Ian Daviden_US
dc.contributor.schoolNational Institute of Educationen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Arts (Applied Psychology)en_US
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