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Parental Pressure, Self-Esteem and Adolescent Reported Deviance - Bending the Twig Too Far

NCJ Number
103721
Journal
Adolescence Volume: 21 Issue: 83 Dated: (Fall 1986) Pages: 501-514
Author(s)
A Eskilson; M G Wiley; G Muehlbauer; L Doddar
Date Published
1986
Length
14 pages
Annotation
Questionnaire responses from upper-status junior and senior high school students show the importance of perceived parental pressure in understanding adolescent self-esteem and deviant behavior.
Abstract
Adolescents who feel unduly pressured to achieve and succeed in school are also likely to have low self-esteem, to report deviant activity, and to feel they are incapable of reaching the goals set for them by their families. (Author abstract)