|Parent, Child, and Relational Components of Child Disclosure about Peer Relationships in Early Adolescence
||The purpose of this research was to explore the nature of child disclosure and the manner in which children's disclosure about peer relationships and activities with peers is shaped by the parental, child, and relational contexts within which parent-...
|Maternal influence on negative interactions in children's friendships
||The present study examined the associations among mothers' direct interventions in their children's peer interactions, called maternal friendship facilitation, and negative interactions in children's best friendships. Participants were 347 fifth-grad...
|Maternal attitudes and behaviors regarding adolescent internet use
||The purpose of this research was to explore mothers' attitudes about the risks and benefits of adolescent Internet use (AIU) for communication in relation to adolescent access to the various communications components of the Internet as well as mother...
|Maternal influences on friendship quality: a dyadic approach
||Previous research has demonstrated that middle childhood is a time in which friendships go through substantial changes and begin to occupy a central role in individuals' lives. The quality of children's friendships has implications for individuals' l...
|The context of parents and peers: linkages to children's school adjustment
||The contexts of family and peer group play critical roles in shaping children's lives over their development. Biological theory suggests that these two contexts are interlinked to impact children's daily lives and should be examined in integrated mod...