New publication published in Child Development on Adolescent identity and family relationships. In this longitudinal study we found that adolescents’ increasing certainty about their identity improves quality of relationships with mothers, fathers, and siblings over time.
Crocetti, E., Branje, S., Rubini, M., Koot, H., & Meeus, W. (2016). Identity processes and parent-child and sibling relationships in adolescence: A five-wave multi-informant longitudinal study. Child Development.