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Cell Phone Communication And Parent-Child Relationships

By July 1, 2011

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A new study conducted by researchers at the Liberal Studies Department at California State University looked at the use of cell phone communication in the parent-child relationship, which produced some interesting results. Among the findings is that parents reported greater communication and closeness with their adolescent when the adolescent initiated the phone calls. Further, adolescents reported greater conflict with their parents when the parents initiated phone calls to monitor activity or track schoolwork. The full article with more detailed results can be found here.

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