Психологическое благополучие детей в русских семьях Латвии (Сходство ценностей с родителями и сверстниками)
The study explores the impact of child-parent and child-peers value similarities and perceived psychological closeness of child to parent on the psychological well-being of children in Russian families in Latvia (N=224) using path analysis. The results have shown that perceived psychological closeness with parents positively related to life satisfaction and self-esteem of children. We found positive relationship between education of parents and child-parent Openness to change’ value similarity. Child-parent Openness to change’ value similarity doesn’t promote the self-esteem of children, whereas the similarity of these values with peers promotes better life satisfaction and self-esteem of children. Self-Enhancement value similarity with peers contributes to the self-esteem of children, and Self-Transcendence value similarity impedes the psychological well-being of children. The relationships between Conservation value similarity, life satisfaction, and self-esteem were non-significant. Overall child-parent value similarity is negatively related to the indicators of psychological well-being of children, while the overall value similarity with peers is positively related to the measures of psychological well-being.