Impact of parentification on long-term outcomes among children of parents with HIV/AIDS.

@article{Stein2007ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of parentification on long-term outcomes among children of parents with HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Judith A. Stein and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus and Patricia Lester},
  journal={Family process},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={317-33}
}
Stein, Riedel, and Rotheram-Borus reported in 1999 that early parentification predicted maladaptive outcomes of more emotional distress, substance use, and conduct problems among adolescents of parents with HIV/AIDS (PWH) 6 months later. The current study assessed the adolescents (N = 213) 6 years later to assess whether there were continuing negative effects of parentification, or, rather, if there were some positive outcomes. Although the premature assumption of parental roles had negative… CONTINUE READING