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Li, Xiaoming; Mao, Rong; Stanton, Bonita; Zhao, Qun – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2010
We designed this study to assess parental, behavioral, and psychological factors associated with tobacco use among Chinese adolescents. The data were collected from 995 middle school students in Nanjing, China. Both smoking experimentation and current smoking (smoking in the past 30 days) were assessed among the study sample. Psychosocial measures…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Parenting Styles, Adolescents
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Tamrouti-Makkink, Ilse D.; Dubas, Judith Semon; Gerris, Jan R. M.; van Aken, Marcel A. G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2004
Background: The present study extends existing studies on the role of differential parental treatment in explaining individual differences in adolescent problem behaviors above the absolute level of parenting and clarifies the function of gender of the child, birth rank and gender constellation of the sibling dyads. Method: The absolute level of…
Descriptors: Siblings, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Adolescents
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Claes, Michel; Lacourse, Eric; Ercolani, Anna-Paula; Pierro, Antonio; Leone, Luigi; Presaghi, Fabio – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2005
The objective of this study was to investigate the links between maternal and paternal bonding, parental practices, orientation toward peers, and the prevalence of drug use and antisocial behavior during late adolescence. A model was tested using structural equation modeling in order to verify the robustness of the investigated links across 3…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Drug Use, Child Rearing
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Paulson, Sharon E. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 1994
Compared adolescents' and parents' perceptions of maternal and paternal demandingness, responsiveness, and parental involvement with schooling. Found that adolescents' reports of parenting correlated only moderately with parents' reports. Adolescents', but not parents', reports of parenting predicted students' achievement outcome, with parental…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Parent Attitudes
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Kuppens, Sofie; Grietens, Hans; Onghena, Patrick; Michiels, Daisy – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2009
Using a cross-lagged panel design, this study examined the directionality of relations between parental psychological control and child relational aggression. Data were collected from a proportionally stratified sample of 600 Flemish 8- to 10-year-old children at 3 measurement points with 1-year intervals. Reciprocal effects were evident in…
Descriptors: Intervals, Aggression, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles
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Bean, Roy A.; Bush, Kevin R.; McKenry, Patrick C.; Wilson, Stephan M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
Relationships between adolescent functioning and parent support, behavioral control, and psychological control were examined among European American and African American adolescents. A number of correlations were significant, including maternal support and academic achievement and self-esteem, and paternal psychological control and self-esteem.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Blacks
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Kim, Kyoungho; Rohner, Ronald P. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2002
Explored the relationship between parenting style and academic achievement of Korean American adolescents, investigating the influence of perceived parental warmth and control and improvement in schooling. Survey data indicated that authoritative paternal parenting related to optimal academic achievement. Differences in maternal parenting styles…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Authoritarianism, Korean Americans
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Shek, Daniel T. L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2006
Objective: There is no validated self-report measure of parental psychological control in the Chinese culture. The reliability and validity of the Chinese Paternal Psychological Control Scale (CPPCS) and Chinese Maternal Psychological Control Scale (CMPCS) were examined. Method: A total of 3,017 Chinese secondary school students responded to the…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Test Validity, Adolescents, Measures (Individuals)
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Shek, Daniel T. L. – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2005
The author assessed the relationships between poverty and perceived parenting style, parent-child relationships, and adolescent psychological well-being in Chinese secondary school students (N = 3,017). Participants completed questionnaires designed to assess (a) the degree to which their parents used monitoring, discipline, and other techniques…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Parenting Styles, Questionnaires, Secondary School Students
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Lewis, Charlie; Lamb, Michael E. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2003
Although it is often assumed that men have an important influence on their children's development, the supportive evidence can be difficult to locate and summarize. In this paper, we analyse the evidence with respect to four emergent themes. First, men often appear to interact with their children less sensitively than mothers do, and many children…
Descriptors: Play, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Fathers
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