publication . Thesis . 2005

Attachment representations, parental differential treatment and sibling relationships.

Goodman, E.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Publisher: University of London
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The purpose of this review is to examine the literature on siblings and sibling relationships. To outline the importance of this under-researched field the review details the link between sibling relationship quality and individual psychosocial outcome. Initial research into the area started with investigations of the influence of structural variables and temperament on sibling relationship quality but found that they explained only a small proportion of the variance in sibling relationship quality. Associations between sibling relationships and peer relationships have been found but as yet no studies investigated the direction of causality. The nature of the pa...
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