Adolescents' intimacy with parents and friends.

T. Field, C. Lang, R. Yando, D. Bendell

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Abstract

Adolescents' perceived levels of intimacy with their mother, father, and close friend were examined as a function of demographic, family and school, and psychological variables. Students with same-sex friends and greater interest in school reported greater intimacy with their mothers. Students with higher self-esteem, lower depression, and lower risk-taking scores reported greater intimacy with their mothers and fathers. The greatest number of relationships with positive variables involved intimacy with mothers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-140
Number of pages8
JournalAdolescence
Volume30
Issue number117
StatePublished - Mar 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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    Field, T., Lang, C., Yando, R., & Bendell, D. (1995). Adolescents' intimacy with parents and friends. Adolescence, 30(117), 133-140.