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Láska je láska: představy a zkušenosti patnáctiletých adolescentů

Title in English Love is love: experiences and conceptions of 15-years-old adolescents


Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source E-psychologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Field Psychology
Keywords romantic relationships; middle adolescence; ELSPAC
Description The study examines 15-year-old respondents of study ELSPAC descriptions of representation of term "to date somebody" and their descriptions of advantages and disadvantages of romantic relationships. The majority of adolescents currently have of had dating experiences in the past. We noticed that girls appeared to have more to say than boys about meaning of "dating" and about negative aspects of romantic relationships. Respondents were the most likely mention general descriptions of romantic relationships. The second category was created by affiliative characteristics of romantic relationships (shared leisure activities, humor, fun etc.). Advantages of romantic relationships more than disadvantages characterized these adolescents' views of this type of close relationship.
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