ERIC Number: EJ369949
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Adjustment of Young Adolescents in Two-Parent Nuclear, Stepfather, and Mother-Custody Families.
Kurdek, Lawrence A.; Sinclair, Ronald J.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n1 p91-96 Feb 1988
Examined psychological adjustment and correlates of psychological adjustment of seventh and ninth grade students residing in two-parent nuclear families, stepfather families, and mother-custody divorced families. Adjustment related negatively to family conflict and to use of externalizing coping strategies, and positively to the family dimensions of cohesion, expressiveness, and personal growth; and to social support from friends. (Author/KS)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Child Custody, Coping, Emotional Adjustment, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Influence, Family Relationship, Family Structure, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Nuclear Family, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Stepfamily
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A