The role of social support and purpose in the promotion of character development.

KOSHY, Sonia.
2017-04-18T13:58:17.862Z

Abstract: Positive purpose during adolescence can lead to a variety of positive outcomes, such as prosocial behavior, moral commitment, character, and competence (Damon, 2003). A review of the literature suggests that three components of positive purpose are important to examine further: presence of meaning in life, goal–directedness, and contribution to the world beyond the self. In addition, soc... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011405
ID: tufts:20880
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