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The Parent-Adolescent Relationship and College Adjustment over the Freshman Year

  title={The Parent-Adolescent Relationship and College Adjustment over the Freshman Year},
  author={Kostas A. Fanti},
  • K. Fanti
  • Published 2005
  • Education, Psychology
This study investigates whether the parent-adolescent relationship is related to the academic, social, and personal-emotional expectations of adjustment and actual adjustment to college during the transition to college. The mother-adolescent relationship was more consistently linked to college adjustment than the father-adolescent relationship both crosssectionally and longitudinally, and students identified their parents and especially their mother amongst the first people who they go to for… 
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