Adolescents' Adjustment

Examining contextual qualities related to adolescents' academics and mental health


  • To examine how society, community, school climate, family dynamics, and peers relate to the academic achievement and mental health of adolescents.

Target populations

  • Latinos, African Americans, Armenians, Persians, Immigrants


  • Cross-sectional design
  • Multi-respondent (adolescents, fathers)
  • Self-report survey data from rural and urban adolescents in southern California, Oklahoma, and North Carolina
    • variables in study