Parental contexts of adolescent self-esteem: A developmental perspective

  title={Parental contexts of adolescent self-esteem: A developmental perspective},
  author={Roberta Isberg and Stuart T. Hauser and Alan M. Jacobson and Sally I. Powers and Gil Gabriel Noam and Bedonna Weiss-Perry and Donna Follansbee},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
Relationships between parental behaviors and adolescent self-esteem were analyzed in a group of 95 early adolescents from multiple settings. The study was designed to investigate hypotheses regarding associations between observed parental interactions (e.g., accepting and devaluing) and adolescent self-esteem. Parents' verbal interactions with their adolescents were assessed through application of the constraining and enabling coding system to transcribed family discussions, generated through a… Expand
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