Sibling Relationships in Emerging Adulthood: Associations with Parent–Child Relationship

  title={Sibling Relationships in Emerging Adulthood: Associations with Parent–Child Relationship},
  author={Laura Collier Portner and Shelley A. Riggs},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
Conflicting theories (e.g., compensatory and congruence) describe the effect of the parent–child relationship on sibling relationship quality. By identifying specific parenting factors (i.e., Care and Control) and specific aspects of the sibling relationship (i.e., Affect, Behaviors, and Cognitions), the current study sought to examine the factors related to either theory in order to better understand the sibling relationship in emerging adulthood. Data were collected from 575 undergraduate… 

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