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 1},
  pages={39-53}
}
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… CONTINUE READING