Resident Fathers and Child Development: Adolescence (11-18).

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National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.
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NRFC Quick Statistics and Research Reviews
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This fact sheet includes information and research findings on the child development of adolescents who are ages 11 through 18 years and reside with their fathers. Research results are shared on father warmth, sensitivity, and closeness; father engagement; father supportiveness; and father restrictiveness, harshness, and controlling behaviors and their impact on academic achievement, the socioemotional development, and externalizing behavior problems of the adolescents. References are provided for the statistics cited.

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