Relations among early adolescents' parent-adolescent attachment, perceived social competence, and friendship quality.

@article{Boling2011RelationsAE,
  title={Relations among early adolescents' parent-adolescent attachment, perceived social competence, and friendship quality.},
  author={Melissa W Boling and Carolyn McNamara Barry and Beth A. Kotchick and J Lowry},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={
          819-41
        }
}
To assess whether the relation between attachment and friendship quality may be explained by social competence, 113 students in Grades 7 and 8 from the Baltimore metropolitan area completed self-report questionnaires on the variables of interest. In hierarchical regression analyses, both maternal Affective Quality of Attachment and the interaction of School with paternal Affective Quality of Attachment predicted social competence. Also, the interaction of School with paternal Affective Quality… CONTINUE READING