Family processes and the competence of adolescents and primary school children

@article{Amato1988FamilyPA,
  title={Family processes and the competence of adolescents and primary school children},
  author={Paul R. Amato},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={1988},
  volume={18},
  pages={39-53}
}
  • P. Amato
  • Published 1 February 1988
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Associations were examined between 12 measures of family process and 6 measures of personal and social competence for 102 adolescents aged 15–16 and 99 children aged 8–9. Canonical correlations analysis revealed that general competence among primary school children was associated with high levels of support from parents, a high allocation of household responsibility, a high level of parental control, and a low level of parental punishment. Among adolescents, general competence was associated… 

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