Resources for Researchers

Parents' Influence on Peer Relationships

Kim, H., Karre, J., Wilson, S., & Mounts, N.S. (2008). Ethnicity themes in parental management of adolescents’ friendship: A qualitative and quantitative investigation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest American Psychological Association. Chicago.

Kim, H.S. & Mounts, N.S. (2007). Parental management of peers, adolescents’ interethnic friendships, and adolescents’ social skills and adjustment. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.

Kim, H.S., Mounts, N. S., Valentiner, D. P. (2005). Parental management of peer relationships and adolescents’ social skills and problem behaviors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapists, Washington, DC.

Mounts, N. S. (1995). Parent like or dislike of adolescents' friends: Does it have an effect on friendship maintenance, monitoring, and adjustment? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis.

Mounts, N. S. (1997). Parental management of adolescent friendships: Is it related to susceptibility to peer pressure and conflict with mothers? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C.

Mounts, N.S. (1998). Parental management of adolescent peer relations: Causes and consequences. Invited speaker for the Tenth Annual Kent Psychology Forum, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Mounts, N. (1999). Contributions of parental management of peers and parenting style to adolescent deviance: Do the effects vary by friends’ deviance? In Mounts, N.S., & McCoy, J.K. (1998). (Chairs), So, these are your friends?: Parental management of adolescents’ peer relationships. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Mexico.

Mounts, N.S. (2000). Mother and adolescent reports of parental management of peers: What are their similarities and differences? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.

Mounts, N.S. (2001). Parental management of seventh-graders’ peer relationships: Does it have an effect on friendship quality and loneliness? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis.

Mounts, N.S. (2003). Parental management of same- and cross-ethnic friendship and dating relationships. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa.

Mounts, N.S. (2005). Adolescents’ peer relationships: Where do parents fit in? Invited address, International Conference on Parenting, University of Sussex, Brighton, England, March.

Mounts, N.S. (2007). Parental management of peers and adolescents’ social skills and friendship quality. Fletcher, A. (Chair), Parental management of child and adolescent social relationships: Links to social and academic well-being. Symposium paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Boston.

Mounts, N.S., & Boswell, M.K. (2004). Adolescents’ reports and mothers’ reports: Do differences in reports of parental management of peers matter? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore.

Mounts, N.S., & Boswell, M. K. (2005) A qualititative analysis of parental management of peers in a multi-ethnic sample. Brown, B. (Chair), Parental involvement in child and adolescent peer relationships: Ethnic and cultural variations. Symposium paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta.

Mounts, N.S. & Hinkle, H. (2009). Parental management of peers and adolescents’ social skills. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Denver.

Mounts, N.S. & Kim, H.S. (2006). Parental management of early adolescents’ dating in an ethnically diverse sample. Madsen, S. (Chair), Is three a crowd?: Cultural variations in parental involvement in adolescent romantic relationships. Symposium paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. San Diego.

Mounts, N.S., & McCoy, J.K. (1999). (Chairs), So, these are your friends?: Parental management of adolescents’ peer relationships. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Mexico.

Mounts, N.S., Reyes, D., Boswell, M., Rueger, S., & Silvers, S. (2004). Relations between parental management of peer relationships and adolescents’ social skills. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore.

Silvers, S., & Mounts, N.S. (2003). Relations between parental management of peers and adolescent friendship quality and loneliness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

Wilson, S. & Mounts, N.S. (2007). Relation between parents’ ethnic identity, management of cross-ethnic relationships, and adolescents’ ethnic identity. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.