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Examining Parents of Adolescents Attitudes About Emotions: A Cultural Perspective

Abstract Emotions help shape prosocial behavior from early childhood through adulthood (Rivera & Dunsmore, 2011). Thus, it is important to further our understanding of how emotions are perceived and expressed during adolescence, a time where individuals are establishing their independence, solidifying their individuality, and expanding their understanding of expectations. In this context, it is necessary to consider what influences how emotions are socialized in adolescents. Parents play a central role in the development of children’s understanding of emotions, but less is known about how this influence may extend into adolescence (Feldman & Klien, 2003; Cassidy et al., 1992; Cohn & Tronick, 1987). Indeed, previous literature has found t... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Ornelas, Daisy Iyeni (Author) / Roberts, Nicole A (Advisor) / Burleson, Mary H (Committee member) / Horne, Zachary S (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social psychology / acculturation / adolescents / emotions / emotion socialization / parenting behaviors
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 51 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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