Does the importance of parent and peer relationships for adolescents' life satisfaction vary across cultures?

Schwarz, Beate; Mayer, Boris; Trommsdorff, Gisela; Ben-Arieh, Asher; Friedlmeier, Mihaela; Lubiewska, Katarzyna; Mishra, Ramesh; Peltzer, Karl (2012). Does the importance of parent and peer relationships for adolescents' life satisfaction vary across cultures? Journal of Early Adolescence, 32(1), pp. 55-80. Sage Publications 10.1177/0272431611419508

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This study investigated whether the associations between (a) the quality of the parent-child relationship and peer acceptance and (b) early adolescents’ life satisfaction differed depending on the importance of family values in the respective culture. As part of the Value of Children Study, data from a sub-sample of N = 1,034 adolescents (58% female, M age = 13.62 years, SD = 0.60 years) from 11 cultures was analyzed. Multilevel analyses revealed a positive relation between parental admiration and adolescents’ life satisfaction independent of cultural membership. Further, the higher the importance

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Perception and Methodology

UniBE Contributor:

Mayer, Boris

Subjects:

100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology

ISSN:

0272-4316

Publisher:

Sage Publications

Language:

English

Submitter:

Boris Mayer

Date Deposited:

30 May 2014 13:40

Last Modified:

10 Aug 2015 13:32

Publisher DOI:

10.1177/0272431611419508

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.48749

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/48749

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