ERIC Number: EJ354534
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Abusive and Nonabusive Mothers' Ability to Identify General and Specific Emotion Signals of Infants.
Kropp, Joseph P.; Haynes, O. Maurice
Child Development, v58 n1 p187-90 Feb 1987
A group of 20 abusive mothers and a group of 20 matched, nonabusive mothers were shown slides depicting infants in seven different emotional states. Abusive mothers were more likely to incorrectly identify specific signals of emotion and to label negative affect as positive. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Thematic issue: Special Section on Structural Equation Modeling.