Observations of early triadic family interactions: boundary disturbances in the family predict symptoms of depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in middle childhood.

@article{Jacobvitz2004ObservationsOE,
  title={Observations of early triadic family interactions: boundary disturbances in the family predict symptoms of depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in middle childhood.},
  author={Deborah B Jacobvitz and Nancy L. Hazen and Melissa A. Curran and Kristen Hitchens},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={577-92}
}
This article argues for the importance of focusing explicitly on the construct of boundary disturbances in families to understand the development of depressive, anxious, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in middle childhood. Grounded in family systems theory, this study examined traditional parent-child antecedents of childhood depression and anxiety (hostile, controlling, and disengaged interactions) in the context of the entire family as well as enmeshed patterns… CONTINUE READING
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