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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • Parent groups affirm the importance of continued parent-adolescent ties and the crucial nature of the parental role.
  • Continued parent-adolescent bonds are crucial, even when severe pathology requires separation, via placement in residential care or hospitalization.
  • The authors interpret their findings to suggest that authoritative parenting style may play a protective role related to adolescent overweight and that warmth and/or caring in...
  • It suggested proactive steps at the school and community level for improved 'parent-adolescent' communication. for more
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