Interparental Conflict and Academic Achievement: An Examination of Mediating and Moderating Factors

@article{Ghazarian2010InterparentalCA,
  title={Interparental Conflict and Academic Achievement: An Examination of Mediating and Moderating Factors},
  author={Sharon Ghazarian and Cheryl Buehler},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={23-35}
}
Using a risk and resiliency theoretical framework, the association between interparental conflict and academic achievement was examined. The sample consisted of 2,297 6th grade youth with a mean age of 11.92. Participants were mostly European American (81.8%) and 52% were girls. Results demonstrated that interparental conflict is a risk factor for lower academic achievement, suggesting that family interactions play a significant role in how youth perform in the academic setting. Youth self… CONTINUE READING

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