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Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Patricia K. Kerig, Marc S. Schulz, and Stuart T. Hauser


While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this period is only beginning to be explored. Many compelling questions, of interest to anyone involved in adolescence research, remain unanswered. To what extent do family experiences influence the way one navigates through emerging adulthood? How do we begin to understand the interplay between adolescents' contexts and their development and well-being? This book offers an accessible synthesis of resear ... More

Keywords: adolescence, adulthood, transition, family, family processes, development, romantic relationships, emotion regulation, risk, family observations

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199736546
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patricia K. Kerig, author
University of Utah

Marc S. Schulz, author
Bryn Mawr College

Stuart T. Hauser, author
Harvard Medical School

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1 Regulating Emotion in Adolescence

Marc S. Schulz and Richard S. Lazarus

4 The Quality of Friendships during Adolescence

Niobe Way and Lisa R. Silverman

5 The Intergenerational Transmission of Adolescent Romantic Relationships

Shmuel Shulman, Miri Scharf, and Lital Shachar-Shapira

6 Autonomy with Connection

Patricia K. Kerig, Julie A. Swanson, and Rose Marie Ward

7 Sociocultural Perspectives on Adolescent Autonomy

Kathleen Boykin McElhaney and Joseph P. Allen

8 “Mama, I’m a Person, Too!”

Laura D. Pittman, Lauren S. Wakschlag, P. Lindsay Chase–Lansdale, and Jeanne Brooks–Gunn

9 Young Fathers and the Transition to Parenthood

Paul Florsheim and David R. Moore

10 Exceptional Outcomes

Stuart T. Hauser, Joseph P. Allen, and Marc S. Schulz

11 Sexual-Minority Development in the Family Context

Lisa M. Diamond, Molly R. Butterworth, and Kendrick Allen

12 Resilience and Vulnerability of Mexican Origin Youth and Their Families

Rand D. Conger, Hairong Song, Gary D. Stockdale, Emilio Ferrer, Keith F. Widaman, and Ana M. Cauce

13 Psychiatric Hospitalization

Karin M. Best and Stuart T. Hauser

Conclusion Looking Beyond Adolescence

Marc S. Schulz and Patricia K. Kerig

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