Parental Psychological Control and Adolescent Problematic Outcomes: A Multidimensional Approach

  title={Parental Psychological Control and Adolescent Problematic Outcomes: A Multidimensional Approach},
  author={Katelyn F. Romm and Aaron Metzger and Lauren M. Alvis},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
Objectives Parental psychological control is an emotionally manipulative parenting behavior that involves the use of tactics such as love withdrawal, guilt induction, and conditional approval and has been found to be particularly problematic for adolescent development. However, research has not yet examined whether psychological control is also best measured as a multidimensional construct during adolescence or whether various dimensions of psychological control are differentially predictive of… 
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