The role of parent-adolescent attachment in the glycemic control of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.

@article{Rosenberg2009TheRO,
  title={The role of parent-adolescent attachment in the glycemic control of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.},
  author={Tziporah Rosenberg and Cleveland G. Shields},
  journal={Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={237-48}
}
This pilot study explored the associations between parent and adolescent reports of adolescent attachment and glycemic control in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. We hypothesized that more secure attachment would correlate with more optimal diabetes control. Thirty-one families completed written self-report questionnaires about adolescent attachment, demographic data, and diabetes control. Adolescents and parents reported on their perceptions of adolescents' attachment to mothers and fathers… CONTINUE READING

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