ERIC Number: EJ862438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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Family Routines and Parental Monitoring as Protective Factors among Early and Middle Adolescents Affected by Maternal HIV/AIDS
Murphy, Debra A.; Marelich, William D.; Herbeck, Diane M.; Payne, Diana L.
Child Development, v80 n6 p1676-1691 Nov-Dec 2009
The influence of parenting skills on adolescent outcomes among children affected by maternal HIV/AIDS (N = 118, M age = 13) was investigated. Among families with more frequent family routines, over time adolescents showed lower rates of aggression, anxiety, worry, depression, conduct disorder, binge drinking, and increased self-concept. Among families with higher levels of parental monitoring, adolescents showed significant declines in anxiety and depression, conduct disorder, and binge drinking, along with increased self-concept. Mothers' level of illness was associated with parenting. Greater variability in parental monitoring resulted in higher levels of problem behaviors.
Descriptors: Drinking, Adolescents, Parenting Skills, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety, Child Rearing, Early Adolescents, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Mothers, Parent Influence, Child Behavior, Family Environment, Family Influence, Aggression, Behavior Problems, Alcohol Abuse, Self Concept, Adolescent Development
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