Table 6

Meta-analyses of Psychological Correlates as a Function of Family Environment Factors

Symptoms

k

ES

95% CI

Q

Alcohol - - - -
Anxiety 3 .56 .37-.74 .16
Depression 2 .68 .43-.93 1.45
Dissociation 3 .51 .32-.70 3.70
Eating Disorders - - - -
Hostility 1 .59 .28-.90 -
Interpersonal Sensitivity 3 .61 .42-.80 2.09
Locus of Control - - - -
ObsessiveŚCompulsive 3 .52 .33-.71 .66
Paranoia 1 .51 .20-.82 -
Phobia 1 .55 .15-.77 -
Psychotic Symptoms 1 .41 .10-.72 -
Self-Esteem - - - -
Sexual Adjustment 1 .39 .06-.72 -
Social Adjustment - - - -
Somatization - - - -
Suicide 2 .42 .17-.67 .05
Wide Adjustment 1 .58 .27-.89 -
Study Level 13 .53 .45-.61 12.59
Note

k is the number of effect sizes used in meta-analysis; 

ES (Effect Size) is the weighted mean effect size (positive values indicate greater degree of symptoms are related to poorer family functioning).

*Chi-square p < .05