I. Introduction and Literature Review.
II. Study 1: Child Responses to Interparental Conflict: Comparing the Relative Roles Of Emotional Security and Social Learning Processes.
III. Study 2: Relations Between Interparental Conflict, Child Emotional Security, and Adjustment in the Context of Cognitive Appraisals.
IV. Study 3: Parental Conflict and Child Security in the Family System.
V. Study 4: Family Characteristics as Potentiating and Protective Factors in the Association Between Parental Conflict and Child Functioning.
VI. Conclusions, Implications, and Future Directions.
IX. Commentary: Mechanisms in the Development of Emotional Organization.
xi. Statement of Editorial Policy.
Gordon T. Harold Cardiff University.
Marcie C. Goeke-Morey University of Notre Dame.
E. Mark Cummings University of Notre Dame.