Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 18, Pages: 1-5
Sung-Joo Park1 and Kee-Duck Jang2*
1 Department of Counseling Psychology, Gimcheon University, Gimcheon - 740-704, South Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of BBB, Yeung Jin College, Daegu - 702-721, South Korea; [email protected]
This study, through group counseling applying problem-solving counseling theory, part of positive psychology, wanted to improve anger control and subjective well-being among juvenile delinquents and to contribute to suggest positive directions and methods in dealing with them. The research findings are as follows: • The problem-solving group counseling program was effective in reducing anger of risky adolescents. • The problem-solving group counseling program was effective in improving subjective well-being among risky adolescents. • The problem-solving group counseling program was more effective than the comparative group counseling program. Consequently, the analysis showed that the problem-solving group counseling program was very effective in reducing anger among risky adolescents and solving psychological problems of them.
Keywords: Anger, Group Counseling, Juvenile Delinquents, Problem-Solving Counseling, Subjective Well-Being
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