ERIC Number: EJ548714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Family Caregiving: The Positive Impact on Adolescent Relationships.
Beach, Diane L.
Gerontologist, v37 n2 p233-38 Apr 1997
Examines the potential positive caregiving experiences of 20 adolescents and their perceptions of relational enhancement as a result of caregiving. Results merged into four primary categories: (1) increased sibling activity/sharing; (2) greater empathy for older adults; (3) significant mother-adolescent bonding; and (4) peer relationship selection and maintenance. Implications for future research are discussed. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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