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Predictor Relations between Owned Values, Self-Efficacy for Protecting from Substance Abuse and Future Expectations among Adolescents

Abdullah Selçuk Şen and Bülent Dilmac
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Abdullah Selçuk Şen: Cihanbeyli Adnan Menderes Primary School, Konya, Turkey
Bülent Dilmac: Department of Educational Sciences, Ahmet Keleşoğlu Education Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turke

Social Sciences and Education Research Review, 2017, vol. 4, issue 2, 111-125

Abstract: The aim of the research is to present precursor relations between the values which teenagers have, future expectations and self-efficacy of protection from drug abuse and test the model created with reference to these relations. The research is done in Accord with relational scanning which is a sub-genre of general scanning model. Study group of the research is selected by random sampling method from teenagers who have training in five different schools, one is a student at a vocational high school and four are a student at four Anatolian high schools, and in class levels in Konya in 2014-2015 academic year. 318 out of them is female students and 252 out of them is male students. Humanitarian Values Scale (HVS) developed by Dilmaç (2007), Self-Efficacy Scale of Protection from Drug Abuse (2013) developed by Eker, Akkuş and Kapısız (2013) and Teenagers’ Future Expectations Scale adapted by Tuncer (2011) into Turkish are used in the research. The research is used by using the AMOS 19 program according to “Structural Equation Model”. According to findings obtained from the research, it is seen that the values have direct impacts on self-efficacy of protection from drug abuse and future expectations and that future expectations have direct impact on self-efficacy of protection from drug abuse.

Keywords: Human Values; Future Expectations; Substance abuse; Self- efficacy. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Z00 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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