ERIC Number: EJ393366
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Family Factors, Self-Esteem, and Adolescent Depression.
Robertson, Joan F.; Simons, Ronald L.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v51 n1 p125-38 Feb 1989
Tested model of adolescent depression with 300 adolescents, over one-half of whom had contact with substance abuse program. Interviewed respondents twice, with interviews one year apart. Found that perceived parental rejection was only family factor associated with depressive symptoms once controls were introduced. Perceived parental rejection showed direct effect and indirect effect through self-esteem. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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