The current study examined effects of representations of relationships with parents on young adults’ representations of romantic relationships and self-esteem, with particular attention paid to the role of fathers, instability of representations, and bidirectional effects. Data were obtained from two waves (Waves 4 and 5) of a five-wave study. At wave 4, 287 young adults (mean age = 20) participated, and at Wave 5, 276 young adults (mean age = 22) participated.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 48-53)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology