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Adolescents' Emotional Well-Being during Developmental Turning Points: Help and Hindrance from Interpersonal Relationships

Abstract In two complementary studies, I used an innovative ecological momentary assessment (EMA) design to examine associations between adolescents’ daily interactions with parents and peers and their mood states during two developmentally normative, yet demanding contexts: romantic relationships and the transition to college. The first study examined how adolescents’ daily romantic relationship experiences (e.g., romantic emotionality, conflict, affiliation) were related to negative affective states. Eighty-eight adolescent romantic couples (Mage = 16.74 , SD = 0.96; 44% Latina/o, 42% White) completed short electronic surveys twice-weekly for 12 weeks, which assessed their affective states and their relationship processes (24 total possible surv... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Rogers, Adam Apffel (Author) / Updegraff, Kimberly A (Advisor) / Ha, Thao (Committee member) / Iida, Masumi (Committee member) / Dishion, Thomas J (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 99 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Family and Human Development 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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