More than just openness: developing and validating a measure of targeted parent-child communication about alcohol.

  title={More than just openness: developing and validating a measure of targeted parent-child communication about alcohol.},
  author={Michelle Miller-Day and Jennifer A. Kam},
  journal={Health communication},
  volume={25 4},
Research addressing parent-child communication on the topic of alcohol use relies heavily on assessing frequency of discussions and general assessments of openness in parent-child communication, ignoring the complexity of this communication phenomenon. This study adds to the literature by articulating a conceptualization and developing a measurement of parent-child communication-targeted parent-child communication about alcohol-and comparing the efficacy of targeted parent-child communication… CONTINUE READING

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