Little is known about the socialization of compassion, intimacy, sexuality, and risk management within family contexts.
In this study, the authors observed parents and young adolescents (N=140 dyads) in Grades 6-8 during structured communication tasks focused on AIDS.
Communication styles were compared across gender pairings, and their relations with AIDS-related knowledge, worry, and stigmatizing attitudes were examined.
Parents were more mutual with daughters and more directive toward sons.
Girls were more mutual and expressive than boys, whereas boys were more withdrawn.
Father-son dyads were particularly distinctive.
Student stigmatizing attitudes were associated with low levels of both positive engagement in students and support from parents during the interaction.
Discussion focused on family relations during early adolescence and implications for family involvement in AIDS prevention efforts.
Mots-clés Pascal : Relation parent enfant, Interaction sociale, Communication verbale, Sexualité, Attitude, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Sexe, Adolescent, Homme, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Parent child relation, Social interaction, Verbal communication, Sexuality, Attitude, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Sex, Adolescent, Human, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency
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Cote : 96-0460965
Code Inist : 002A26N06. Création : 10/04/1997.