publication . Thesis . 2008

The effect of attachment security on the infant sibling relationship following the birth of the second child.

Burke, R.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: University of London
  • Country: United Kingdom
This review examines studies on the impact of parenting on the development of children's sibling relationships. The studies link several parenting factors to sibling relationship development. The main findings are that differential parenting, marital discord and the expression of emotion through anger or depression can have an adverse impact on siblings. However, most of the research is primarily correlational and the causal factors involved in the nature of sibling interactions are both nuanced and complex. Researchers have used two main theoretical models, social learning theory and attachment to explain their findings. However, generalisability is weakened by...
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