Adjustment Problems in Adolescence: Are Multiracial Children at Risk?
Version of Record online: 24 MAR 2010
2000 American Orthopsychiatric Association
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume 70, Issue 4, pages 433–444, October 2000
How to Cite
Cooney, T. M. and Radina, M. E. (2000), Adjustment Problems in Adolescence: Are Multiracial Children at Risk?. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 70: 433–444. doi: 10.1037/h0087744
- Issue online: 24 MAR 2010
- Version of Record online: 24 MAR 2010
Data from a national survey were used to compare adjustment between a group of multiracial adolescents and two groups of single-race adolescents, grades seven to twelve. Significant differences were found on fewer than half of the school, behavioral, and psychological dimensions that were assessed. Implications for research and school interventions are discussed.