Gender differences in adolescents' reports of self-control problems

Paul Karoly, Linda S. Ruehlman

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Gender differences among adolescents in patterns of endorsement of self-control problems were examined. Eleven potential problem areas were assessed. In six areas, significant departures from expected frequencies were observed. Proportionally more females than males reported difficulty in controlling their behavior in five out of six of the endorsed problem areas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-237
Number of pages3
JournalCognitive Therapy and Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology


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