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Factors Influencing Adolescent's Relationship With Non-Custodial Parents
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Child Studies
  • Volume 37, Issue 2,  2016, pp.157-168
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Child Studies
  • DOI : 10.5723/kjcs.2016.37.2.157
 Title & Authors
Factors Influencing Adolescent's Relationship With Non-Custodial Parents
Cho, Sung Hui;
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Objective: This study examined the facotrs influencing the relationship of adolescents with non-custodial parent. Specifically, this study focused on the comparative influence of the family function as a factor controlling other factors such as socio-demographic characteristics, beliefs about parental divorce, and social support. Methods: Data were collected from 322 adolescents from divorced families using a structured questionnaire. SPSS 22.0, descriptive statistical analysis, correlation analysis, and hierarchical multiple regression were performed to analyze the data. Results and Conclusion: The results revealed that beliefs about parental divorce, social support, and family function affected the relationship with non-custodial parent. After controlling the influence of other factors, family function was found to have a significant influence on the relationship with non-custodial parents. Based on the results, practical suggestions were provided to enhance the relationship between adolescents and non-custodial parents.
relationship with non-custodial parent;adolescent from divorced family;beliefs about parental divorce;social support;family function;
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