The importance of parents and other caregivers to the resilience of high-risk adolescents.

@article{Ungar2004TheIO,
  title={The importance of parents and other caregivers to the resilience of high-risk adolescents.},
  author={Michael T. Ungar},
  journal={Family process},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={23-41}
}
Relationships between 43 high-risk adolescents and their caregivers were examined qualitatively. Parents and other formal and informal caregivers such as youth workers and foster parents were found to exert a large influence on the behaviors that bolster mental health among high-risk youth marginalized by poverty, social stigma, personal and physical characteristics, ethnicity, and poor social or academic performance. Participants' accounts of their intergenerational relationships with… CONTINUE READING

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