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Age differences in exposure and reactions to interpersonal tensions: a daily diary study.
This study examines age differences in exposure and reactivity to interpersonal tensions. The data are from the National Study of Daily Experiences in which participants ages 25 to 74 (N = 666)Expand
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Giving to the Good and the Needy: Parental Support of Grown Children.
Parents may provide many types of support to their grown children. Parents aged 40 to 60 (N = 633) reported the support they exchange with each child over age 18 (n = 1,384). Mothers and fathersExpand
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Helicopter Parents and Landing Pad Kids: Intense Parental Support of Grown Children.
Popular media describe adverse effects of helicopter parents who provide intense support to grown children, but few studies have examined implications of such intense support. Grown children (N =Expand
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The convoy model: explaining social relations from a multidisciplinary perspective.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Social relations are a key aspect of aging and the life course. In this paper, we trace the scientific origins of the study of social relations, focusing in particular onExpand
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Do we get better at picking our battles? Age group differences in descriptions of behavioral reactions to interpersonal tensions.
Individuals of various ages may react in different ways when they are upset with their social partners. This study examines age group differences in descriptions of behavioral reactions toExpand
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The best of ties, the worst of ties: Close, problematic, and ambivalent social relationships
This study builds on research addressing intergenerational ambivalence by considering emotional ambivalence toward the wider social network. Men and women ages 13 to 99 (N - 187) completed diagramsExpand
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Convoys of Social Relations: Integrating Life‐Span and Life‐Course Perspectives
This chapter provides an overview of the convoy model of social relations. The components of social relations (structure, function, and quality) and their antecedents and consequences are delineated.Expand
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Who gets what and why? Help middle-aged adults provide to parents and grown children.
OBJECTIVES Middle-aged adults engage in support exchanges with generations above and below. This study investigated (a) how support to one generation is associated with support to the other and (b)Expand
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Stability and change in the intergenerational family: a convoy approach
ABSTRACT There have been fundamental changes in the intergenerational family, and yet families continue to be an important part of people's lives. We use the convoy model to describe the factors thatExpand
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Age and gender differences in adults' descriptions of emotional reactions to interpersonal problems.
This study examines age and gender differences in descriptions of emotional reactions and reports of the intensity and duration of those emotional responses to interpersonal tensions. As part of aExpand
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