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dc.contributor.authorStuart, Jaimee
dc.contributor.authorJose, Paul E
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-03T12:30:53Z
dc.date.available2017-10-03T12:30:53Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.issn0893-3200
dc.identifier.doi10.1037/a0030056
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/343125
dc.description.abstractThe present study examined whether discrepancies between adolescent and parent ratings of family dynamics predict adolescent well-being over time. Self-report data from 972 adolescent–parent dyads collected at two time points separated by one year were analyzed. Both adolescents and parents rated a variety of family dynamics (e.g., cohesion), and adolescents reported on their levels of well-being (confidence, purpose in life, and positive relations with others). Significant discrepancies between adolescents' and parents' perceptions of family functioning were found for all positive family dynamics, but not for family conflict. Furthermore, discrepancies increased over time and larger discrepancies were noted for older adolescents. Results from the residualized path model showed that discrepancies were bidirectionally related to adolescent well-being. In addition, age was found to moderate the predictive model. Specifically, 14–15 year olds (year 10) were found to be more stable in their well-being over time than younger adolescents. Also, results indicate that well-being is a significantly stronger negative predictor of discrepancies over time for the 14–15 year olds (year 10) than the for 10–11 year olds (year 6). The authors suggest that future research would benefit from investigations of the relationship between divergent perspectives of family members and adjustment outcomes of adolescents.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherAmerican Psychological Association
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom858
dc.relation.ispartofpageto868
dc.relation.ispartofissue6
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Family Psychology
dc.relation.ispartofvolume26
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychology not elsewhere classified
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode170199
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1701
dc.titleThe Influence of Discrepancies Between Adolescent and Parent Ratings of Family Dynamics on the Well-Being of Adolescents
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorStuart, Jaimee


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