Effects of family structure on sibling relationships

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dc.contributor.advisor Dixon, David N. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Susan M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:03Z
dc.date.created 1997 en_US
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1997 .R93 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186032
dc.description.abstract This study assessed the relationship and rivalry differences among siblings of intact families versus divorced families. It involved children, young adults, and adults from a Midwestern, moderately sized community. These participants answered two brief questionnaires requesting information on their age, sex, ethnicity, family structure, and perceived sibling relationships. The researcher found that there were no overall differences between children of married parents versus divorced parents except concerning the level of antagonism. Further, it was found that there were differing levels of dominance, nurturance, and quarrels in sibling relationships depending on the level of contact with step or half siblings and the child's perceptions of the parents' current relationship with each other.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
dc.format.extent v, 61 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Brothers and sisters. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children -- Family relationships. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children of divorced parents. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children of single parents. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Families -- Psychological aspects. en_US
dc.title Effects of family structure on sibling relationships en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1041884 en_US


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