The impact of bullying and act variables on meaning in life for adolescents
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Research has shown that the experience of a meaningful life for adolescents is an aid in development and related to psychological health, physical health, and academic functioning (e.g., Brassai, Piko, & Steger, 2011; Kiang & Fuligni, 2009). Most meaning research to date, however, has primarily focused on adulthood, with few studies that focus on meaning in adolescence. Even fewer studies have addressed barriers or facilitators to experiencing meaning in adolescence. The current study seeks to address this gap in the literature with a sample of adolescents (n=145). In the first part of the study, ...