Parental contexts of adolescent self-esteem: A developmental perspective

  title={Parental contexts of adolescent self-esteem: A developmental perspective},
  author={R. S. Isberg and S. Hauser and A. Jacobson and S. Powers and G. Noam and B. Weiss-Perry and D. Follansbee},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  • R. S. Isberg, S. Hauser, +4 authors D. Follansbee
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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