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Papp, Lauren M.; Hartley, Sigan L. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Parents of 5- to 12-year-old children (half had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder [ASD] and half were typically developing) provided reports of the most significant marital conflict of the day and ratings of child behaviors problems on a daily basis for 14 days. Mothers and fathers in the ASD group reported having more conflicts in…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Conflict, Parents, Children
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Suveg, Cynthia; Braunstein West, Kara; Davis, Molly; Caughy, Margaret; Smith, Emilie Phillips; Oshri, Assaf – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Physiological synchrony, or concordance, among caregiver-child dyads involves the matching of biological states. Understanding this process is critical for enhancing our knowledge of the ways that the caregiver-child relationship supports child development. However, the meaning of physiological synchrony for child adjustment is poorly understood.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Preadolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Self Destructive Behavior
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Carneiro, Alexandra; Dias, Pedro; Pinto, Raquel; Baião, Rita; Mesquita, Ana; Soares, Isabel – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The present study aimed to identify predictors of agreement and disagreement concerning emotional and behavioral problems reported by the mothers and teachers of preschool-aged children. Participants included 172 (89 boys) children, their mothers, and their preschool teachers. Mothers were asked to complete the Child Behavior Checklist for Ages…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Mothers, Preschool Teachers
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Jasiulione, Jurgita Smilte; Jusiene, Roma – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Little empirical research examines relationships among delivery mode, other childbirth-related factors, maternal characteristics, and child psychosocial development. Objective: The aim of this study is to explore the developmental trajectories of toddlers' emotional and behavioral problems and the predictive role of psycho-social,…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Toddlers, Child Development
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Fang, Haolei; Gagne, Jeffrey Robert – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Employing a multi-method approach, we investigated observed and parent-rated child behavioral inhibition (BI) and maternal reports of their own negative affectivity (NA) as predictors of young children's internalizing problems. Participants were 201 children who were siblings between 2.5 and 5.5 years of age (mean = 3.86, standard deviation =…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Inhibition, Child Behavior, Mothers
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Van Holen, Frank; Vanderfaeillie, Johan; Omer, Haim; Vanschoonlandt, Femke – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate a training in non-violent resistance (NVR) for foster parents who take care of a foster child (ages 6-18) with externalizing problem behavior. Methods: A randomized controlled trial was used to compare an intervention group (NVR, n = 31) with a treatment as usual control group (TAU, n = 31). The…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Parent Education, Resistance (Psychology), Behavior Problems
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Kim, Eunha; Hwang, Jowon; Park, Sukyoung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how child problem behaviour could be related to maternal Hwa-Byung (HB; Korean culture syndrome, meaning "anger illness") among Korean mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Acceptance of disabilities and parenting stress were tested as mediators for the relationship between child problem behaviour and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mothers, Children
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Fechete, Gabriela L.; Susa-Erdogan, Georgiana; Benga, Oana – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Internalizing problems are among the most common chronic psychological dysfunctions in childhood, yet the factors contributing to their emergence and persistence in preschool-aged children are still less understood. The contribution of specific individual variables (e.g. temperament), and that of proximal environmental factors, such as family…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Preschool Children, Personality Traits, Mothers
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Pilkauskas, Natasha V.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Waldfogel, Jane – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Although many studies have investigated links between maternal employment and children's wellbeing, less research has considered whether the stability of maternal employment is linked with child outcomes. Using unique employment calendar data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N = 2,011), an urban birth cohort study of largely…
Descriptors: Employment, Early Childhood Education, Child Behavior, Thinking Skills
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Scott, Justin K.; Nelson, Jackie A.; Dix, Theodore – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Based on data from 710 2-parent families enrolled in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, this article examined dyadic and family-level interdependence among indicators of family members' competence over time. A cross-lagged model that included children and both parents was…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Child Behavior
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Dollar, Jessica M.; Stifter, Cynthia A.; Buss, Kristin A. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to substantiate and extend our understanding regarding the existence and developmental pathways of 3 distinct temperament profiles--exuberant, inhibited, and average approach--in a sample of 3.5-year-old children (n = 121). The interactions between temperamental styles and specific types of effortful control, inhibitory…
Descriptors: Child Development, Young Children, Interaction, Personality Traits
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Fanti, Kostas A.; Kimonis, Eva – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Investigating heterogeneity in antisocial behavior early in life is essential for understanding the etiology, development, prognosis, and treatment of these problems. Data from the longitudinal National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) study of Early Child Care were used to identify homogeneous groups of young antisocial children…
Descriptors: Young Children, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Biology
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Ren, Lixin; Zhang, Xiao; Zhou, Ning; Ng, Mei Lee – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: This study examined how child negative emotionality interacted with mothers' self-reported parenting in predicting different aspects of social functioning among very young Chinese children. A total of 109 Chinese nursery children in Hong Kong participated with their parents. Maternal supportive and aversive parenting practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Child Rearing, Psychological Patterns
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Prenoveau, Jason M.; Craske, Michelle G.; West, Valerie; Giannakakis, Andreas; Zioga, Maria; Lehtonen, Annukka; Davies, Beverley; Netsi, Elena; Cardy, Jessica; Cooper, Peter; Murray, Lynne; Stein, Alan – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Postnatal maternal depression is associated with poorer child emotional and behavioral functioning, but it is unclear whether this occurs following brief episodes or only with persistent depression. Little research has examined the relation between postnatal anxiety and child outcomes. The present study examined the role of postnatal major…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Pregnancy, Perinatal Influences
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Ma, Julie; Grogan-Kaylor, Andrew – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Neighborhood and parenting influences on early behavioral outcomes are strongly dependent upon a child's stage of development. However, little research has jointly considered the longitudinal associations of neighborhood and parenting processes with behavior problems in early childhood. To address this limitation, this study explores the…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Environmental Influences, Parent Influence, Parenting Styles
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