Assessing Various Strategies used by Adolescents to Overcome Adversity
Keywords:Adolescence, Adolescents, Adversity quotient
Adolescent adversity has been shown to predict later mental and physical health outcomes. Understanding which aspect and development timings of adversity is important. The study aims to assess various strategies adopted by adolescents to overcome adversity. The study was conducted on 150 adolescents from Lucknow city in the age ranging from 10 to 19 years, out of which 79 were boys and 71 were girls. The main strategies adopted by adolescents to overcome adversity were found that majority (94%) of the adolescents visualize the outcome of adversity. While, 86.6% adolescents take lesson from every failure and setback and so on. Among Girls, all (100%) of them visualize the outcome. While 70.4% drop negative self- talk and so on. Boys, and equal proportion (89.8%) of respondents reported that they Embrace adversity as a chance for opportunity, talk it over with a like-minded person, stop making excuses and Have faith, followed by create a game plan (73.4%), etc.
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