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Newman, Joan – Child Study Journal, 1994
Reviews research findings about the nature and development of typical sibling relationships. Discusses two important themes, the role of children's social cognition skills, and the role of the demands of the relationship. Addresses two questions: (1) the prevalence and features of sibling rivalry and conflict; and (2) the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Literature Reviews, Play, Sibling Relationship
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Branvold, Sharon L. – PTA Today, 1995
This article discusses what is normal and what is not regarding sibling rivalry, jealousy, and squabbling, and it provides some guidance for parents on handling conflict. The article also discusses three major sources of sibling conflict (jealousy, being left alone together, and family trips) and offers suggestions for dealing with each case. (SM)
Descriptors: Aggression, Child Health, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education
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Arkin, William – Family Coordinator, 1979
Directs the reader to sibling gender relationships. Patterns of intimacy in brother-brother and brother-sister relationships are identified. Masculine gender role patterns were expressed more frequently than classic sibling rivalry. Sisters, not mothers, were discovered to be the primary socializing agent for some of men's intimate relationships…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Family Influence, Family Role, Interpersonal Relationship
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Winfield, Evelyn T. – PTA Today, 1991
Reviews children's books that emphasize the strengthening of family ties. Characters in the books realize the importance and influence of family relationships as they struggle with sibling rivalry, self-discovery, peer relationships, a search for heritage, adoption, and death. (SM)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Children, Childrens Literature, Family Relationship
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Hipple, Theodore W.; And Others – School Counselor, 1984
Presents descriptions of novels for adolescents which can be useful in school counseling. Topics include alienation and identity, athletics, close friend or sibling rivalry, death and dying, divorce, drugs and alcohol, ethics, handicaps, homosexuality, mental illness, rape, prejudice, parents, religion, school, sex, suicide, crime, pregnancy and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Bibliotherapy, Book Reviews
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Dirks, Jean; And Others – Journal of School Psychology, 1983
Parents of 41 children who had been given an individually-administered intelligence test were contacted 19 months after testing. Parents of average IQ children were less accurate in their memory of test results. Children with above average IQ experienced extremely low frequencies of sibling rivalry, conceit or pressure. (Author/HLM)
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests
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Manning, Diane; And Others – School Community Journal, 1996
Conducting question-and-answer sessions among teachers, parents, and mental health professionals can build a tighter home-school community while improving children's quality of life. This article presents the gist of one such meeting with three child psychoanalysts, early childhood-education professors, preschool parents, and teachers. Analysts…
Descriptors: Community, Meetings, Mental Health Workers, Parent School Relationship
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Winfield, Evelyn T. – PTA Today, 1989
Twelve books which touch upon family relationships are reviewed in this article. These books show how families can build positive relationships among their members in a variety of situations. Issues include self-concept, health, sibling rivalry, the generation gap, divorce, and death. (IAH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Book Reviews, Children
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Volling, Brenda L.; McElwain, Nancy L.; Miller, Alison L. – Child Development, 2002
Examined relations between sibling jealousy and child and family characteristics in families with toddler and preschool-age siblings. Found that positive marital relationship was particularly strong predictor of older siblings' abilities to regulate jealousy in sessions with mothers. Younger siblings' jealous affect with mothers related to child's…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Emotional Response, Family Relationship
Chambliss, Catherine – 2003
Promoting academic departmental productivity requires vision, passion, and sensitivity while coping with the rapid pace of change. This paper presents 10 proven strategies for managing some common challenges faced by academic department chairs: (1) building a sense of family purpose; (2) establishing mechanisms to assure accountability; (3)…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, Department Heads, Departments
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Ashton, Jean – Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 2004
The stresses experienced by most families include limitations on time, conditions of employment, financial burdens and sibling rivalry. For the families of a child with a chronic illness, these stresses are often compounded, making family functioning problematic. Chronic illness is marked by permanency and the need for ongoing vigilance with…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Young Children, Chronic Illness, Context Effect
Heinz, Rebecca S., Comp. – 1974
The citations in this annotated bibliography of literature for young children cover many topics including aggression, feelings of ambivalence, anger, anxiety, loneliness, making friends, nightmares, perseverance, sibling rivalry, teasing, trust, values, and attitudes toward work. The books cited focus on aspects of children's emotional experience…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education
Noberini, Mary Rose; And Others – 1981
The limited research that exists about sibling relationships during adulthood has employed primarily sociological variables. Psychological aspects of the sibling relationship were explored in a sample of 35 women and 9 men with a mean age of 59. Subjects completed the California Psychological Inventory, the Scale of Sibling Relationships, and the…
Descriptors: Adults, Family Relationship, Friendship, Hostility
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Scharf, Miri; Shulman, Shmuel; Avigad-Spitz, Limor – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2005
In this study, 116 emerging adults and adolescents completed questionnaires and were interviewed about their relationship with a sibling. Respondents' siblings and their mothers also rated the quality of the sibling relationship. Emerging adults were found to spend less time and to be less involved in joint activities with their siblings than…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Adolescents, Siblings, Sibling Relationship
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David, Hanna; Gil, Mali; Raviv, Idit – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
A most common belief is that giftedness is the cause of problems in sibling relationships when the family is "mixed", has at least one gifted child, and at least one non-gifted one. This belief has been accepted not only by parents and educators of the gifted, but also by researchers in the area of gifted education in general and…
Descriptors: Siblings, Academically Gifted, Enrichment Activities, Sibling Relationship
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