Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ulrike Sirsch
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Sirsch, U., Zupančič , M., Levec, K., & Friedlmeier, M. (2019). Daughter or Son? Does Maternal and Paternal Financial Socialization Differ?. Paper presented at XVI European Congress , Moscow, Russian Federation.


Sirsch, U. (2018). Challenges regarding the concept of emerging adulthood. In M. Zupančič, & M. Puklek Levpušček (Eds.), Prehod v odraslost: Sodobni trendi in raziskave (pp. 51-80). Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani.

Sirsch, U., Kavčič , T., & Zupančič , M. (2018). Does „OCEAN” make a Difference? Separation-individuation in Relation to Mother and Personality Traits among Austrian Emerging Adults. Paper presented at 13th Alps Adria Psychology Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Sirsch, U., Kavčič , T., & Zupancic, M. (2018). Emerging adults’ child-parents-relationships and the perception of adulthood. Paper presented at Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA). Thematic Conference 2018 , Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Rollett, B., & Sirsch, U. (2018). Erziehungsberatung. In D. H. Rost, J. R. Sparfeldt, & S. R. Buch (Eds.), Handwörterbuch Pädagogische Psychologie (5 ed., pp. 158-165). Beltz Verlag.

Levec, K., Poredoš, M., Sirsch, U., & Zupančič , M. (2018). Pathways towards healthy financial functioning: Slovene and Austrian fresh(wo)men's financial socialization. Paper presented at 13th Alps Adria Psychology Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Poredoš, M., Zupančič , M., & Sirsch, U. (2018). Personality and individuation in relation to mother shaping emerging adults‘ subjective well-being in Slovenia and Austria. Paper presented at 13th Alps Adria Psychology Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Zupancic, M., & Sirsch, U. (2018). Različni vidiki prehoda v odraslost. In M. Zupančič, & M. Puklek Levpušček (Eds.), Prehod v odraslost: Sodobni trendi in raziskave (pp. 11-49). Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani.

Zupancic, M., Sirsch, U., & Poredoš, M. (2018). Upravljanje z denarjem in življenjsko zadovoljstvo na prehodu v odraslost. In M. Zupančič, & M. Puklek Levpušček (Eds.), Prehod v odraslost: Sodobni trendi in raziskave (pp. 193-222). Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani.

Komidar, L., Sirsch, U., & Zupancic, M. (2018). Validation of the Individuation Test for Emerging Adults – Short Form (ITEA-S) in Austrian and German Emerging Adults. Paper presented at Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA). Thematic Conference 2018 , Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Thun-Hohenstein, M-I., & Sirsch, U. (2017). Geschlechtsunterschiede und der Einfluss von Persönlichkeit in der Rekonstruktion der Eltern-Kind-Beziehung im Laufe des Erwachsenwerdens. Paper presented at Jugend - Lebenswelt - Bildung. Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich., Innsbruck, Austria.

Christiansen, A., Levec, K., Unterharnscheidt, L., & Sirsch, U. (2017). Partnerschaft, Erziehungsstil und mütterliche Individuation. Paper presented at Jugend - Lebenswelt - Bildung. Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich., Innsbruck, Austria.

Levec, K., Christiansen, A., Unterharnscheidt, L., & Sirsch, U. (2017). Persönlichkeitseigenschaften und Erziehungsstil als Einflüsse auf Individuationsaspekte. Paper presented at Jugend - Lebenswelt - Bildung. Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich., Innsbruck, Austria.

Sirsch, U., Levec, K., Reiber, C., & Siderits, J. (2017). Satisfaction with personal money management in Austrian emerging adult students.. Paper presented at 9th European IACCP Conference, Warsaw, Poland.

Haselgruber, A., Merl, L., & Sirsch, U. (2017). Subjektives Erleben des Erwachsenwerdens und Substanzkonsum. Paper presented at Jugend - Lebenswelt - Bildung. Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich., Innsbruck, Austria.

Sirsch, U., & Neustifter, M. (2016). Emerging adults’ individuation in different family types. Paper presented at EARA 2016 (XV Biennial Conference EARA, European Association for Research on Adolescence), La Barrosa, Cádiz, Spain.

Emerging Adulthood – Erwachsen werden oder Erwachsen sein.

Ulrike Sirsch (Speaker)
4 Feb 2014

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Do different educational pathways have an impact on the perception of becoming adult?

Ulrike Sirsch (Speaker)
29 Aug 2012

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Das Erleben des Erwachsenwerdens in Abhängigkeit von der Ausbildung

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
12 Apr 2012

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Das Erleben des Erwachsenwerdens in Abhängigkeit von der Ausbildung

Ulrike Sirsch (Speaker)
2012 → …

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How do young people perceive emerging adulthood in USA, Slovenia, and Austria?

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
4 Jul 2011

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Perceived adult status among students in Austria, Slovenia and the U.S.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
4 Jul 2011

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Conceptions of adulthood in Austrian, Slovene and U.S. emerging adults

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
16 Sep 2010

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Identity exploration and future perspectives of male and female emerging adults in different countries

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
16 Sep 2010

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Risk and Protective Factors for Mental Health and Well-Being in Austrian Adolescents and Adolescents with Migration Background

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
16 Sep 2010

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Mental health of migrant adolescents from war-affected countries - risk and protective factors.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
26 Nov 2009

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Do Austrian, Slovenian and US-American emerging adults refer to fulfilled criteria to evaluate their adult status?

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
18 Aug 2009

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Migrant adolescents from war-affected countries - Risk and protective factors for mental health problems and well-being.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
16 Apr 2009

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Attachment style, friendship, and romantic relationship among emerging adults in Spain and Austria

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
7 May 2008

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Main features of the transitions to adulthood among Austrian emerging adults

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
7 May 2008

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Socio-demographic characteristics - Do they make me feel like an adult in Austria?

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
7 May 2008

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Transition to adulthood: what inhibits, what promotes?

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
7 May 2008

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Erwachsenfühlen im Zuge der Entwicklungsphase "emerging adulthood"

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Apr 2008

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Fleissiges Lieschen und fauler Hans? Welche Faktoren die Mitarbeit von Kindern im Haushalt beeinflussen können.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Apr 2008

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Kriterien des Erwachsenwerdens bei "emerging adults" sowie fördernde und hemmende Einflüsse auf das Erwachsenwerden

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Apr 2008

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Übergänge ins Erwachsenenalter: Entwicklungsaufgaben und Kompetenzprofile

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Apr 2008

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Der Weg ins Erwachsenenalter - relevante Eigenschaften für die eigene Entwicklung

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Sep 2007

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Was bedeutet Erwachsen werden, was ist wichtig?

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Sep 2007

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Relevant attributes from the late teens through the twenties - how Austrian emerging adults think about development

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
21 Aug 2007

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Transition to Adulthood - Important Criteria for Reaching Adulthood in Austria

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
15 Feb 2007

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Rollenverteilung im Haushalt

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
16 Jun 2006

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Der Schulwechsel aus unterschiedlicher Perspektive.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
20 Sep 2005

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Der Schulübertritt in die weiterführende Schule aus Kind-,Eltern- und Lehrersicht.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
14 Sep 2005

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Bonding secure - love for sure? Maternal bonding behavior and romantic relationship in young adulthood.

Ulrike Sirsch (Contributor)
24 Aug 2005

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Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Liebiggasse 5
1010 Wien
Room: O1.50

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ulrike.sirsch@univie.ac.at