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Family Relationships in Childhood

  • By: Lauren M. Papp
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Among all developmental contexts, families provide the most direct and extensive environment for the growth of children. Families generally encompass the earliest and longest lasting relationships for children. Although each child, and eventually each teenager and adult, holds a ...

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