Adolescent interpersonal and familial precursors of positive mental health at midlife.

@article{Hightower1990AdolescentIA,
  title={Adolescent interpersonal and familial precursors of positive mental health at midlife.},
  author={E. Hightower},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={1990},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          257-75
        }
}
Associations between adolescent relationships with peers, adults in the larger community, and parents and successful adult mental health were explored as part of a longitudinal study. Measures included two Q-sort ratings: the adolescent interpersonal Q-sort at age 13 and the Psychological Health Index (PH) at age 50. Nine content clusters were formed from adolescent Q-sort items, and correlations computed between scores on these clusters and PH. In addition, one of the clusters was examined for… CONTINUE READING