Peer Support Predicts Long-Term Emotional Adjustment in Bereaved Children
Poster Session III - Board: III-134
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
This study assesses the relationship of peer support for a community sample of bereaved children, as measured by child report, parent report and projective measures, to measures of emotional adjustment. Initial loneliness and number of close friends, and changes in loneliness across time, were found to predict later emotional adjustment.