Adolescent Emotions : New Directions for Youth Development, Number 136.

Take an in depth look at how emotions relate to adolescents' decision making, reasoning, and behavior in morally relevant situations. It provides a summary of current research on emotions, morality, and adaptive behaviors. Furthermore, it discusses new approaches to research on emotions, morali...

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Main Author: Malti, Tina.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:J-B MHS Single Issue Mental Health Services Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Title page
  • Copyright page
  • Editorial Board
  • Contents
  • Editor's Notes
  • Executive Summary
  • Chapter One: Emotion and the moral lives of adolescents: Vagaries and complexities in the emotional experience of doing harm
  • Chapter Two: Adolescents' emotions and reasoning in contexts of moral conflict and social exclusion
  • Chapter Three: Moral judgments and emotions: Adolescents' evaluations in intergroup social exclusion contexts
  • Chapter Four: Linking moral emotion attributions with behavior: Why "(un)happy victimizers" and "(un)happy moralists" act the way they feel
  • Chapter Five: Behaving badly or goodly: Is it because I feel guilty, shameful, or sympathetic? Or is it a matter of what I think?
  • Chapter Six: Adolescents' perceptions of institutional fairness: Relations with moral reasoning, emotions, and behavior
  • Chapter Seven: Mindfulness for adolescents: A promising approach to supporting emotion regulation and preventing risky behavior
  • 1: Emotion and the moral lives of adolescents: Vagaries and complexities in the emotional experience of doing harm
  • The typical affective consequences of moral transgressions
  • Adolescents' emotional experience in the context of their own wrongdoing
  • Conclusion
  • 2: Adolescents' emotions and reasoning in contexts of moral conflict and social exclusion
  • Emotions and reasoning in situations involving moral conflict and social exclusion
  • Contextual differences in moral emotions and moral reasoning
  • Adolescents' sympathy: Relations with moral emotions and moral reasoning
  • This study
  • Moral emotions and moral reasoning task
  • Coding of emotions and reasoning
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • 3: Moral judgments and emotions: Adolescents' evaluations in intergroup social exclusion contexts
  • Developmental origins of moral judgments and emotions.
  • Social exclusion: Types and consequences
  • Intergroup social exclusion in adolescence: A theoretical model
  • Intergroup social exclusion: Adolescents' evaluations of group nonconformists
  • Conclusion
  • 4: Linking moral emotion attributions with behavior: Why "(un)happy victimizers" and "(un)happy moralists" act the way they feel
  • The motivational account and its limitations
  • Links between moral emotion attributions, decision making, and action
  • Dominant desire: Link 1
  • Outcome expectancies: Link 2
  • Emotional response to anticipated (in)consistencies of the self: Link 3
  • Moral emotion attributions and the developing moral self
  • A three-layer model of moral self-development
  • Conclusion
  • 5: Behaving badly or goodly: Is it because I feel guilty, shameful, or sympathetic? Or is it a matter of what I think?
  • Traditional approaches to moral development
  • Toward an integrative understanding of morality
  • Guilt, Shame, and Moral Behaviors
  • Sympathy, Moral Reasoning, and Moral Behaviors
  • Multidimensionality of Moral Behaviors
  • Method
  • Participants and procedure
  • Materials
  • Data analysis plan
  • Results
  • Mediation models
  • Gender equivalence
  • Discussion
  • A sympathy-based model of moral behaviors?
  • A guilt-based model of moral behaviors?
  • Moral cognitions and emotions as the basis for moral actions
  • 6: Adolescents' perceptions of institutional fairness: Relations with moral reasoning, emotions, and behavior
  • Theoretical background
  • Recent empirical evidence
  • The study
  • Study details
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • 7: Mindfulness for adolescents: A promising approach to supporting emotion regulation and preventing risky behavior
  • Neurobiological changes of adolescence
  • Effects of stress in adolescence
  • The importance of emotion regulation.
  • The contribution of mindfulness for training attention and emotion regulation
  • Learning to BREATHE: A universal prevention program
  • Theory of change, developmental assumptions, and empirical support
  • Conclusion.