Psychologia Rozwojowa

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Filial Maturity and Attachment Dimensions as Predictors for Prospective Caregiving Expectations

Data publikacji: 02.04.2024

Psychologia Rozwojowa, 2022, Tom 27, Numer 1, s. 67 - 77



Sanja Smojver-Ažić
University of Rijeka
, Chorwacja
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4389-6463 Orcid
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Katarina Banov Trošelj
University of Rijeka
, Chorwacja
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1703-1404 Orcid
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The role of attachment and filial maturity dimensions in predicting expectations of filial caregiving was investigated on a sample of 296 (186 females) prospective caregivers aged 26 to 60. Consistent with previous studies, attachment avoidance negatively predicted the filial caregiving expectations. These effects were partially mediated by filial comprehending, which predicted higher self-expectations in providing assistance to the parent. Filial distancing was proven to be a negative predictor of caregiving expectations, although in low relation with attachment avoidance. Findings suggest the importance of further exploration, as well as the importance of the concept of filial maturity in the context of filial responsibilities and long-term parent-child relations.


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Informacje: Psychologia Rozwojowa, 2022, s. 67 - 77

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy



Filial Maturity and Attachment Dimensions as Predictors for Prospective Caregiving Expectations



Sanja Smojver-Ažić
University of Rijeka
, Chorwacja
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4389-6463 Orcid
Wszystkie publikacje autora →

University of Rijeka


Katarina Banov Trošelj
University of Rijeka
, Chorwacja
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1703-1404 Orcid
Wszystkie publikacje autora →

University of Rijeka

Publikacja: 02.04.2024

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