When parents ’ affection depends on child ’ s achievement : Parental conditional positive regard , self-aggrandizement , shame and coping in adolescents q

We examined the idea that adolescents’ perceptions of their mothers as using parental conditional positive regard (PCPR) to promote academic achievement are associated with maladaptive self feelings and coping. A study of 153 adolescents supported the hypothesis that PCPR predicts self-aggrandizement following success and self devaluation and shame… (More)