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dc.contributor.authorHampson, Elizabeth G.
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dc.description.abstractMany disruptions of routine family life are encountered by family members with the addition of a second child. Due to the unexpected stress that is experienced with this transition, changes in parent-child attachment behaviors, increased marital conflict, socioemotional development shifts in the firstborn, and parental depression are all common. The present study was designed from a family systems perspective to longitudinally examine the transition to siblinghood along with the interrelation of family characteristics as they change. Twohundred families expecting the birth of a second child were examined over the course of 13 months, beginning in the mother’s final trimester of pregnancy through the newborn’s first 12-13 months of life, using extensive observations, in depth family interviews and self-reportsen
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Psychology. VanLiere Symposium, 2006
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College.en
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Psychology VanLiere Symposium Collectionen
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.en
dc.titleFamily Characteristics and Transitions Following the Birth of a Second Childen

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