ERIC Number: EJ433876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Parental Attachment and Emotional Distress in the Transition to College.
Berman, William H.; Sperling, Michael B.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v20 n4 p427-40 Aug 1991
The intensity of 89 first-year college students' (59 percent females) attachment to parents at transition to college was studied. Parental attachment decreased during the first semester for residential students and not for commuter students. Maternal attachment was significantly higher for females than for males. Other gender differences are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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