The relationships with siblings in early adulthood - analysis of conditions
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The main purpose of the presented study was to establish the determinants of sibling relationships in the period of early adulthood. The following variables were analyzed: age, gender, parent status, perception of material conditions and empathy level. The author also sought correlations between empathy and the psychological aspects of adult sibling relationships. The study included 79 persons in the period of early adulthood coming from the administrative region of Lodi (M = 27 years; SD = 4.23). Women accounted for 52% of the surveyed people, men for 48%. The following test tools were used: the poll, the Adult Sibling Relationship Questionnaire (ASRQ) by Stocker et al. in the adaptation of Walecka-Matyja and the Empathic Sensitiveness Scale by Davis in the adaptation of Kaźmierczak, Plopa and Retowski. The obtained study results confirmed the significance of the factors of a psychosocial nature shaping the dimensions of sibling relationships in the period of early adulthood. The significant role of empathy in the regulation of relationships between adult siblings was verified.