Positive conflict resolution behaviors in psychological health: Northern Cyprus sample

İsmail Hatun, NergÜz Bulut Serin

Abstract


The aim of this study is to investigate the conflict resolution behaviors of secondary school students in terms of some psycho-social variables. The sample of the study is 6th, 7th and 8th grade students attending the state secondary schools of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The study was conducted with a total of 175 students of the students.The research is a descriptive study which is prepared by using quantitative research method which examines conflict resolution behaviors of secondary school students. The sample of the study was determined by appropriate sampling method. In order to collect data, Conflict Resolution Behavior Determination Scale was used. In the analysis of the data; percentages, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), t-tests were used. When the findings of the study were evaluated, no difference was found between boys and girls in terms of conflict resolution behaviors. The conflict resolution behaviors of the students whose parents were together were found to be at a higher level than the students whose parents were separated. When the conflict resolution behaviors of the students were compared in terms of age, the highest level was found to be 15 years.

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