The purpose of this study was to investigate in deep Detached and Connected adolescents in order to examine their profiles with regards to internalizing and externalizing behavioral prpblems. The participants were 705 adolescents aged from 14 to 19 years. they were administered (a) the Inclusion of Other in the Self to assess adolescents' perception of intimacy with parents; (b) the Emotional Autonomy Scale to evaluate adolescents' emotional autonomy from parents; (c) the Youth self-Report to assess internalizing and externalizing problems. On the basis of intimacy and autonomy scores, 129 participants were classified as Detached and 122 as Connected. A cluster analysis was then performed on these adolescents with regards to behavioral problems. Six profiles were obtained: internalizing Detached, Externalizing Detached, Detached exhibiting co-occurrence, well-adjusted Detached, well-adjusted Connected, maladjusted Connected.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|