Siblings: Social Adjustments, Interaction and Family Dynamics


Maison Dupont (Editor)
Jean-Pierre Renaud (Editor)

Series: Children’s Issues, Laws and Programs, Family Issues in the 21st Century
BISAC: FAM041000

This book provides a look at the social adjustments, interaction and family dynamics of siblings. The authors present current research including parent-child attachments; the influence of familial factors on child trauma symptoms in children exposed to intimate partner violence; sibling interactions and pro-social skills and antisocial behaviors during different stages of child development; birth order and risk preferences; twin and higher order multiple pregnancies in medically assisted reproduction; support for siblings of children with intellectual disabilities; and communicative functions of emotions in sibling relationships. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Siblings: Parent-Child Attachments, Perceptions, Interaction and Family Dynamics
(S. Pinel-Jacquemin, C. Zaouche Gaudron, Université de Toulouse II Le Mirail, France)

Siblings Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence: Family Predictors of Child Trauma Symptoms
(Ashley Stewart-Tufescu, Caroline C. Piotrowski, Department of Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada)
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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Severe Sibling Conflict in Young Children
(Karishma Chengappa, Jocelyn O. Stokes, Amanda H. Costello, Meredith A. Norman, Ria Travers, Cheryl B. McNeil, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA)

Risk-Taking Middle-Borns: A Study on Risk Preferences and Birth Order
(Elina Lampi, Katarina Nordblom, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Effectiveness of Slovenian Health Insurance Reimbursement Policy in Twins’ Rate Reduction in Medically Assisted Reproduction
(Jure Knez, Borut Kovaèiè, Veljko Vlaisavljeviæ, Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecologic Endocrinology, University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

How to Support Siblings of Children with Intellectual Disabilities? A Brief Outline of a Longitudinal, Multi-Perspective Study on Siblings of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
(R. Steel, S. Vandevelde, L. Poppe, T. Moyson, Faculty of Social Work and Welfare Studies, University College Ghent, Ghenty University, Belgium, and others)*

Communicative Functions of Emotions in Sibling Relationships
(Nazan Aksan, H.H. Goldsmith, Marilyn J. Essex, Deborah Lowe Vandell, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, and others)*


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