Adolescent sibling relationship quality and adjustment: Sibling trustworthiness and modeling, as factors directly and indirectly influencing these associations.
Longitudinal associations between sibling relationship quality, parental differential treatment, and children's adjustment.
Self-reported behaviour problems and sibling relationship quality
by siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder.
While children with more positive sibling relationships described themselves as less lonely overall, the researchers' hypothesis that shyness would be significantly related to sibling relationship quality
was not confirmed by this study.
The purpose of this research was to examine the moderating role of sibling relationship quality in the associations between shyness and indices of socioemotional adjustment in an early childhood education context.
Overall, in support of the carryover model, positive sibling relationship quality also was predicted to be associated with better preschool adjustment (e.
In the current sample, self- and parent-rated sibling relationship quality were significantly and positively correlated (r = .
Maternal education was significantly and positively correlated with parent-rated sibling relationship quality (r = .
As well, self- and parent-rated sibling relationship quality were significantly and negatively correlated with loneliness (but not with other indices of socioemotional functioning).
Placement shift, sibling relationship quality
, and child outcomes in foster care: A controlled study.
Kelly McCoy, "Contributions of Family Relationships and Child Temperaments to Longitudinal Variations in Sibling Relationship Quality
and Sibling Relationship Styles," Journal of Family Psychology 8 (1994): 275.
Additionally, given the significance of the father's impact on sibling relationship quality
found in previous studies (Brody & Stoneman, 1994; Brody, Stoneman, & McCoy, 1992), how a father might mediate or collude with teasing behaviors of siblings would be an avenue for future research.