The interpersonal and emotional consequences of being an adult child of an alcoholic.

@article{Black1986TheIA,
  title={The interpersonal and emotional consequences of being an adult child of an alcoholic.},
  author={Carol Black and Steven F. Bucky and S Wilder-Padilla},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1986},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          213-31
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to compare adults raised in an alcoholic home (N = 409) with those adults raised in a nonalcoholic home (N = 179) on their perceptions of alcohol-related differences in the home, violence, sexual abuse, communication, and interpersonal differences experienced as adults. The adults who were raised in alcoholic families reported significantly less utilization of interpersonal resources as a child; had significantly more family disruptions characterized by a higher… CONTINUE READING
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