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2014, 14(52): 183-200 Back to browse issues page
The Relation of Social Support and Coping Style with Resiliency in Delinquent Male Adolescents
Zahra Behjati * , Mahmood Khabbaz , Mohammad Naseri
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  Introduction: In the adolescence period people come to get to grip with problems, mainly those caused by puberty. In this period, because adolescents come to more understanding with sexual pleasure and an increase in factors stimulating their emotions, they are more perceptive to commit crimes and social harms, chiefly delinquency. delinquent adolescents are ostracized from their family and society, and are, therefore, always under the pressure of stress. These stressful conditions are also intensified due to their presence in prison. With regard to the matter of resiliency in subduing undesirable conditions and preventing delinquent adolescents to become pervert, it is of utmost importance for the factors affecting resiliency in these adolescents to be recognized. As a result, this paper studies the relation of social support and coping styles with resiliency in delinquent adolescents.

  Method: 120 adolescents at Tehran Correctional Center were selected on an available sampling method. The data were collected using coping styles questionnaire and perceived social support questionnaire and resiliency questionnaire.

  Findings: The results show that social support and problem-centered coping style and emotion-centered coping style have positive correlation with resiliency of adolescents in correctional institution (p<0/01). Also, problem-based coping style and social support are able to predicting resiliency in male delinquent adolescents.

  Discussion : According to the findings of this study it can be concluded that the increase of social support of delinquent adolescents by related institutions especially family and also teaching problem-centered coping skills have significant role in increasing their resiliency.

Keywords: perceived social support, emotion-based coping style, problem-based coping style, resiliency
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Received: 2014/08/13 | Accepted: 2014/08/13 | Published: 2014/08/13
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Behjati Z, Khabbaz M, Naseri M. The Relation of Social Support and Coping Style with Resiliency in Delinquent Male Adolescents. Social Welfare. 2014; 14 (52) :183-200
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Volume 14, Issue 52 (4-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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