ERIC Number: EJ565972
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Direct and Indirect Relations between Perceived Parental Acceptance, Perceptions of the Self, and Emotional Adjustment during Early Adolescence.
Ohannessian, Christine McCauley; Lerner, Richard M.; von Eye, Alexander; Lerner, Jacqueline V.
Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, v25 n2 p159-83 Dec 1996
A study of 214 sixth- and seventh-graders (50% girls) found that boys had lower anxiety and depression and higher self-worth and satisfaction with physical appearance. For girls, parental acceptance significantly predicted girls' self-worth, perceived attractiveness, and social and school competence. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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