An Analysis of the Functional Nature of Adolescents' Supportive Relationships

@inproceedings{Munsch1993AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of the Functional Nature of Adolescents' Supportive Relationships},
  author={Joyce Munsch and Dale A. Blyth},
  year={1993}
}
A sample of 359 seventh and eighth graders completed the Social Support Functions Inventory to describe the amount of support they received in eight separate dimensions of social support from mothers, fathers, nonparental adults, and peers who helped them cope with a recent stress event. Similar levels of support were found across several of the relationship categories, suggesting that, with the exceptions of distraction and substance use, which are primarily available from peers, support… CONTINUE READING

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