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Exploring the Role of Different Forms of Support Linked to Adolescent Romantic Relationships

Abstract Receiving support from intimate others is important to individual well-being across the lifespan. However, the role of support in adolescent romantic relationships has not been investigated extensively. Using two studies, this dissertation utilized data from N = 111 adolescent couples collected as part of the Adolescents, Schools, Peers, and Interpersonal Relationships (ASPIRE) to investigate the implications of support for adolescents’ relationship quality, and positive behavioral adjustment. The first study expanded on existing research by investigating whether support given in response to a partner’s experience of a stressful event, and gauged from the perspective of the support recipient, was associated with the quality of adolescents... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Poulsen, Franklin (Author) / Christopher, F Scott (Advisor) / Iida, Masumi (Advisor) / Updegraff, Kimberly (Committee member) / Randall, Ashley K (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology / Psychology / Social psychology / Adolescence / Romantic Relationships / Social Support
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 107 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Family and Human Development 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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