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ERIC Number: EJ566356
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Communicative Styles of Mothers Interacting with Their Preschool-Age Children: A Factor Analytic Study.
Kloth, Saskia; Janssen, Peggy; Kraaimaat, Floris; Brutten, Gene J.
Journal of Child Language, v25 n1 p149-68 Feb 1998
A study of 71 mothers interacting with their 2- to 5-year-old children analyzed structural organization and communicative function of their speech and identified three maternal communicative styles: non-intervening; explaining; and directing. Internal consistency of the three styles appeared to be both satisfactory and related to relevant child and mother features. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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