Disclosure to parents about everyday activities among american adolescents from mexican, chinese, and European backgrounds.

@article{Yau2009DisclosureTP,
  title={Disclosure to parents about everyday activities among american adolescents from mexican, chinese, and European backgrounds.},
  author={Jenny P Yau and Marina Tasopoulos-Chan and Judith G. Smetana},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={1481-98}
}
Disclosure to parents and reasons for not disclosing different activities were examined in 489 Chinese, Mexican, and European American adolescents (M = 16.37 years, SD = 0.77). With generational status controlled, Chinese American adolescents disclosed less to mothers about personal and multifaceted activities than European Americans and less about personal feelings than other youth, primarily because these acts were considered personal, not harmful, or because parents would not listen or… CONTINUE READING

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