Journal of Family Psychology

Journal of Family Psychology offers cutting-edge, groundbreaking, state-of-the-art, and innovative empirical research with real-world applicability in the field of family psychology. This premiere family research journal is devoted to the study of the family system, broadly defined, from multiple perspectives and to the application of psychological methods to advance knowledge related to family research, patterns and processes, and assessment and intervention, as well as to policies relevant to advancing the quality of life for families.

Publisher
American Psychological Association

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Children from high conflict homes process emotion differently

Children of parents who are frequently in conflict process emotion differently and may face more social challenges later in life compared with children from low conflict homes, according to the author of a new study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Kids allowed to be kids make better parents

Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children—and weren't allowed to just "be kids"—tend to be less sensitive to their own children's needs, finds new research led by a Michigan State University scholar.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents' comparisons make siblings different

hey grow up in the same home, eat the same food, share the same genes (and sometimes the same jeans), but somehow siblings are often no more similar than complete strangers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Unhappy mothers talk more to their baby boys, study finds

Mothers who are dissatisfied with their male partners spend more time talking to their infants—but only if the child is a boy, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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