Socio question - Q Are children from single parent households more likely to suffer from depression 1st article Adolescents Social Environment and

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Q: Are children from single parent households more likely to suffer from depression? 1 st article: Adolescent’s Social Environment and Depression: Social Networks, Extracurricular Activity, and Family Relationship Influences Link: http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.lib.utexas.edu/content/k4012681760007x0/fulltext.pdf Quote: “ It has long been known that supportive, cohesive, and less conflictual family relationships enhance adolescent protective factors, and encourage mental health maintenance under challenging situations……The impacts of negative family relationship quality include internalizing behavioral symptoms and depressive disorders” Analyze: The evidence from this article supports the idea that it is not necessarily the quantity of parents that influences depression in adolescents, rather it is the quality of the family relationship that affects the mental health of the adolescents. 2 nd Article: Suicidal thoughts and depressive feelings amongst Estonian children: effect of family relationship and family structure Link: http://sfx.lib.utexas.edu:9003/sfx_local?
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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