Stress Appraisals of School Transition in Early Adolescence: Longitudinal Trends and Gender Differences
Wu-jing He, Wan-chi Wong

School transition has been viewed as a significant stressful event that may affect the mental health of schoolchildren. This study examined stress appraisals in relation to the transition from primary to secondary school in early adolescence through the lens of the cognitive-relational theory of stress, with the study foci on longitudinal trends and gender differences. A total of 608 10