Parental behaviors related to adolescents’ self-disclosure: Adolescents’ views

  title={Parental behaviors related to adolescents’ self-disclosure: Adolescents’ views},
  author={Ana Toki{\'c} and Ninoslava Pe{\'c}nik},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  pages={201 - 222}
  • A. Tokić, N. Pećnik
  • Published 5 October 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
The aim of the study was to explore adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ behaviors that inhibited or facilitated adolescents’ self-disclosures to them. Four focus groups with 16 girls and 16 boys from Croatia (13—14 year olds) were conducted. Results indicate that adolescents perceive their self-disclosures to be influenced by a variety of specific parental actions and reactions in disclosure-related situations. According to adolescents’ views, not only can parents hinder adolescent’s… Expand

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