16 Adolescents, Parents, Friends/Peers
A Relationships Model
Published Online: 26 SEP 2012
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Handbook of Psychology, Second Edition
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Bornstein, M. H., Jager, J. and Steinberg, L. D. 2012. Adolescents, Parents, Friends/Peers . Handbook of Psychology, Second Edition. 6:IV:16.
- Published Online: 26 SEP 2012
This chapter first describes adolescence and salient individual-difference characteristics in adolescents that are germane to their relationships with parents and friends/peers. Second, it likewise treats parents and parenting. Third, the chapter links adolescents and parents and discusses their special bidirectional, transactional relationships. Fourth, it introduces adolescents' friends and peers and salient characteristics that are germane to their relationships with adolescents and adolescents' parents. Fifth, it links adolescents with friends/peers and discusses their special bidirectional, transactional relationships. Last, the chapter moves beyond the two dyadic relationships involving adolescents to discuss triadic relationships and delineate different ways that dyadic relationships are influenced by or depend on other dyadic relationships and/or other contributors outside of the dyad.