Prosocial involvement as a positive youth development construct: A conceptual review
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AbstractThis paper discusses the concept of prosocial involvement as a positive youth development construct. How prosocial involvement is defined and how the different theoretical conceptualizations are reviewed. Antecedents of prosocial involvement such as biological traits, personality, cognitive and emotional processes, socialization experience, culture, as well as their social context are examined. The relationship between prosocial involvement and adolescent developmental outcomes, together with strategies to promote prosocial involvement in adolescents are discussed. Finally, directions for future research and practice are proposed.
All Author(s) ListLAM Ching Man
All Editor(s) ListJ. Merrick
Book titleAlternative Medicine Research Yearbook 2013
Detailed descriptioned. by J. Merrick .
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc
Pages3 - 14
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsPositve youth deveopment, Prosoical involvement, PATHS

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