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Whereabouts and Secrets: A Person-Centered Approach to Emerging Adults' Routine and Self-Disclosure to Parents

Abstract The current study examined heterogeneity in emerging adult children's routine and self-disclosure to parents using mixture modeling and explored predictors and outcomes associated with the patterns of disclosure. Participants consisted of 449 emerging adults (49% male, 68% European American, 65% college students, 33% single-parent families) who completed questionnaires every year across three waves (Mage at Time 1 = 18.4 years). Latent profile analyses suggested that large groups of emerging adults reported moderate levels of routine disclosure and low levels of self-disclosure to both mothers (79%) and fathers (36%), while other groups (20%) reported high levels of routine and self-disclosure to both parents. Profile membership was ass... (more)
Created Date 2019-04-11
Contributor Daye, Son
Subject parent-child relationship / young adulthood / child disclosure
Type Text
Language English
Identifier DOI: 10.1177/2167696819842718
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