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Table 1 Associations between skin conductance responses and aspects of parent–adolescent interaction in response to distress and comfort pictures

From: Attachment-based parent–adolescent interaction linked to visual attention and autonomic arousal to distress and comfort stimuli

Dimensions Skin conductance responses
Distress pictures phase Comfort pictures phase
Amplitude Latency Amplitude Latency
Dyadic     
Collaborative communication 0.52** − 0.33 0.34 − 0.25
Warmth 0.62*** − 0.26 0.53** − 0.39*
Parent     
Validation of the adolescent’s voice 0.52** − 0.16 0.26 − 0.12
Hostile/punitive − 0.19 0.34 0.09 − 0.19
Role-confusion 0.01 0.12 0.04 0.04
Odd/disorientation − 0.09 0.29 − 0.06 − 0.11
Adolescent     
Respectful spontaneity 0.43* − 0.36 0.40* − 0.25
Hostile/punitive − 0.22 0.25 − 0.28 0.33
Role confusion 0.07 − 0.11 0.22 0.03
Odd/disorientation − 0.19 0.09 − 0.36 0.32
  1. N = 39, rho statistic is shown in table
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001