Volume 15, Issue 3 (12-2009)                   IJPCP 2009, 15(3): 242-247 | Back to browse issues page

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Shareh H, Asgharnejad Farid A A, Yazdandoost R. Relationship between Running Away from Home with Coping Strategies and Attributional Styles in Female Adolescents in the City of Meshed. IJPCP. 2009; 15 (3) :242-247
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-822-en.html
1- Postgraduate student in Clinical Psychology, , E-mail: hsharreh@yahoo.com.au
2- PhD. in General Psychology, Assistant Prof. of Iran University of Medical Sciences
3- PhD. in Clinical Psychology, Assistant Prof. of Iran University of Medical Sciences
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Objectives: This study was conducted to examine the relationship of coping strategies and attributional styles with the risk of running away from home, among female adolescents. Method: 500 females from Meshed city (located in north east of Iran) high schools at districts 2, 5 and 7 were selected using random cluster sampling. All subjects completed 4 questionnaires: demographic characteristics, Risk of Running Away from Home, Coping Strategies, and Attributional Styles. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and stepwise multiple regression. Results: There was significant relationship between female’s running away from home and social support coping strategies, physical and emotional inhibition, stable-unstable aspects of failure, and  stable-unstable, internal-external, and total-partial aspects of success in Attributional Styles Questionnaire. Regression analysis revealed a significant role for physical and emotional inhibition strategies and total-partial success in female’s running away from home (p<0.01). Conclusion: There was significant correlation between coping strategies and attributional styles with risk of females’ running away from home.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/12/1

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