Among the problems in relation to which its foundations and significance can be well appreciated are those of personal maladjustment
, which we have discussed, in the preceding pages.
Further, the existing ED identification criteria lack clear guidelines for defining social maladjustment
and for distinguishing between ED and SM for purposes of special education classification.
The school maladjustment
composite average was higher than the clinical maladjustment
average, suggesting that school-based issues are at least, if not more, salient considerations when treating this population and planning for their release from incarceration.
However, this should not detract from the high frequency of clinically relevant symptoms of psychopathology and maladjustment
reported by the participants.
Although father involvement is associated with less maladjustment
, this relationship is generally present only for boys, or girls in EA stepfamilies.
First, proactive coping will be more highly correlated with maladjustment
than preventive coping.
Generally speaking, individuals who score high on both bullying and victimization show significant psychological maladjustment
and often have the poorest outcomes when compared with nonvictimized bullies, nonaggressive victims, and noninvolved peers (Haynie et al.
As stated previously, rates of physical aggression among athletes are high compared to those among non-athletes, and physical aggression has been shown to be linked with some forms of maladjustment
in clinical studies (Humphrey & Kahn, 2000; Nelson, 1994; Nicholi, 1987; Rowe, 1998).
inability to interact successfully with peers) are at increased risk for later social maladjustment
and school failure.
Henry was able to manipulate the data to support his eclectic theories that homosexuality was a social maladjustment
resulting from organic and psychological pathology.
Solitary-Active Play Behavior: A Marker Variable for Maladjustment
in the Preschool?
Historically, determining the "causes" of homosexuality was left entirely to the domain of psychology, which attempted to explain homosexuality with theories of mental maladjustment