ERIC Number: EJ379726
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Relational Competence and Social Support among Parents at Risk of Child Abuse.
Kugler, Karen E; Hansson, Robert O.
Family Relations, v37 n3 p328-32 Jul 1988
Explored relationship between situational variables, personality (relational competence) variables, and two outcome variables (perceived control and0d/AIW ssion) that increase risk of child abuse. Found control and depression among high-risk parents to be consistently predicted by relational competence variables such as shyness, assertiveness, emotional control, and empathy. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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