E.R. Anderson's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
Almost half the children born in the last decade will experience the divorce of their parents, and many of these children will also go through the changes associated with their custodial parent's remarriage. Most children initially experience their parents' marital rearrangements as stressful; however, children's responses to their parents' marital...

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... Extant literature highlights a number of plausible correlates of stepfamily functioning. Indeed, both clinical and empirical literatures emphasize the stepfamily-stabilizing role of distinct dyads within stepfamilies (Browning & Artelt, 2012;Ganong & Coleman, 2017;Jensen & Howard, 2015;Papernow, 2013Papernow, , 2018, particularly stepcouple and stepparent-child relationships (Bray & Kelly, 1998;Hetherington & Clingempeel, 1992). In addition to being interdependent , the quality of stepcouple relationships and the quality of multstepparent-child relationships have distinct implications for the stability of the stepfamily system. ...
... According to Hadjicharalambous & Dimitriou (2020), parents who stated that their children enjoyed good family relations also claimed that their children displayed better school performance and social competencies, and high self-esteem. According to Patterson (1982), Almeida, Wethington, and Chandler (1999), Anderson, Lindner, and Bennion (1992), when family conflicts and lack of affection put the family at risk of breaking up and also affect children's psychosocial development as well as affect the parent-child relationship. Parents who are often drawn into marital conflicts may be less willing to recognize and act on their children's emotional needs ...