Sources of support and psychological distress among academically successful inner-city youth.

@article{Kenny2002SourcesOS,
  title={Sources of support and psychological distress among academically successful inner-city youth.},
  author={Maureen E. Kenny and Laura A Gallagher and Rose Alvarez-Salvat and John Silsby},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 145},
  pages={161-82}
}
Study 1 examined the relationships between parental attachment, academic achievement, and psychological distress among a multiethnic sample of academically successful inner-city high school students (19 White, 54 Black, 9 Asian, 18 Hispanic). These students participated in an enrichment program designed to prepare high school students for college success. The results suggest that the affective quality of maternal attachment is positively associated with grade point average, and the affective… CONTINUE READING

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