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A Transdiagnostic Approach to Understanding Psychopathology in Late Adolescents: Parent-Adolescent Relationship Dynamics Discriminate Latent Classes of Psychological Adjustment.

Abstract Comorbidity is a significant problem for current classification systems of psychopathology (i.e., DSM-V). One issue is that the underlying mechanisms shared among comorbid disorders are poorly understood, especially potential psychosocial mechanisms such as family dynamics. The current study used latent class analysis to empirically classify patterns of psychopathology within a large community sample of late adolescents (age 18-19) based on their lifetime psychological adjustment measured using the World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview. Videotaped family interactions of adolescents (age 16-17) and their parents were micro and macro coded and the resulting family dynamics were compared across the three empiri... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Panza, Kaitlyn (Author) / Dishion, Thomas J (Advisor) / Crnic, Keith A (Committee member) / Tein, Jenn-Yun (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 61 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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