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Can learning-related social support mitigate the effect life stress has on adolescent life satisfaction?

Lyons, M. D., & Jiang, X. (2022). School-Related Social Support as a Buffer to Stressors in the Development of Adolescent Life Satisfaction. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 38(1), 21–38. https://doi.org/10.1080/15377903.2021.1895397 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Research shows that learning-related social support correlates with developmental outcomes. It’s still unclear whether learning-related social support mitigates the impact […]

Support can support the mental health of young people with a history of out-of-home care.

Evans, R., Katz, C. C., Fulginiti, A., & Taussig, H. (2022). Sources and Types of Social Supports and Their Association with Mental Health Symptoms and Life Satisfaction among Young Adults with a History of Out-of-Home Care. Children, 9(4), 520.  https://doi.org/10.3390/children9040520 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Young adults with a history of out-of-home care experience higher […]

Mentoring Relationships, Cultural Fitness, and College and Life Satisfaction of Racial/Ethnic Minority Undergraduates

Castellanos, J., Gloria, A., Besson, D., & Harvey, L. (2016). Mentoring Matters: Racial Ethnic Minority Undergraduates’ Cultural Fit, Mentorship, and College and Life Satisfaction. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 46(2), 81-98. Summarized by Ariel Ervin  Notes of Interest: Analyzes the extent that “cultural fit” (describes the cultural congruity and the attitudes of the college setting) and […]