How do changes in experiences of daily life relate to changes of emotional well-being? The investigator will use the Experience Sampling Method (ESM) to explore these questions with a diverse sample of 200 youth from Evanston, Illinois, followed from ages 16-17 until 20-21. This study will provide important information on how to identify adolescents at risk, and help them successfully negotiate the transition to adulthood.
How do adolescent experiences of daily life change as they transition from the high-school to the post-high school years? How do changes in experiences of daily life relate to changes of emotional well-being?