Youth exposure to security threats in Israel

Ben-David, Y.

This article examines the impact of three moderating variables ‒ attachment
style, family support, and general values ‒ on the wellbeing of Israeli adolescents
exposed to various levels of ongoing security threats. Based on a sample of 412
adolescents, it shows that young persons with a secure attachment style, high
family support, and formed values have a higher degree of wellbeing. The findings
for twelfth graders are of particular concern as their wellbeing was found to be
lower than that of ninth and tenth graders. Using the path analysis model, the
article explores the practical implications of the results and suggests ways and
means for treating adolescents in similar circumstances.


Last Updated Date : 18/06/2018