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Moore, David R.; Florsheim, Paul – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2008
Objective: The goal of this study was to identify links between observed conflict interactions and risk for child abuse and harsh parenting among a multiethnic sample of adolescent mothers (14-19 years) and young fathers (14-24 years). Methods: Prior to childbirth (T1), observation-based relationship data were collected from 154 expectant…
Descriptors: Intervention, Child Abuse, Aggression, Prevention
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Kroneman, Leoniek M.; Hipwell, Alison E.; Loeber, Rolf; Koot, Hans M.; Pardini, Dustin A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: The presence of callous-unemotional (CU) features may delineate a severe and persistent form of conduct problems in children with unique developmental origins. Contextual risk factors such as poor parenting, delinquent peers, or neighborhood risk are believed to influence the development of conduct problems primarily in children with…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Females, Child Rearing, Behavior Disorders
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Lee, Shawna J.; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Pettit, Gregory S.; Bates, John E.; Dodge, Kenneth A. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2012
Objectives: This study examined mothers' and fathers' reporting congruency using the Parent-Child Conflict Tactics Scales. We asked if the mother's report of the father's parenting aggression was consistent with the father's self-report of parenting aggression and if the father's report of the mother's parenting aggression was consistent with the…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Aggression, Measures (Individuals)
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Rijlaarsdam, Jolien; Stevens, Gonneke W. J. M.; van der Ende, Jan; Hofman, Albert; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2013
This study aimed to establish potential mechanisms through which economic disadvantage contributes to the development of young children's internalizing and externalizing problems. Prospective data from fetal life to age 3 years were collected in a total of 2,169 families participating in the Generation R Study. The observed physical home…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Depression (Psychology), Income, Child Rearing
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Kjøbli, John; Bjørnebekk, Gunnar – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objective: To examine the follow-up effectiveness of brief parent training (BPT) for children with emerging or existing conduct problems. Method: With the use of a randomized controlled trial and parent and teacher reports, this study examined the effectiveness of BPT compared to regular services 6 months after the end of the intervention.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Parent Education, Children
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Windle, Michael; Mrug, Sylvie – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
This study examined gender differences in cross-gender violence perpetration and victimization (ranging from mild, e.g., push, to severe, e.g., assault with a knife or gun) and attitudes toward dating conflict, among an urban sample of 601 early adolescents (78% African-American). Comparisons across gender groups for cross-gender (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Violence, Family Income, Females, Prevention
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Jouriles, Ernest N.; McDonald, Renee; Rosenfield, David; Stephens, Nanette; Corbitt-Shindler, Deborah; Miller, Pamela C. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
This study was a randomized clinical trial of Project Support, an intervention designed to reduce conduct problems among children exposed to intimate partner violence. Participants were 66 families (mothers and children) with at least 1 child exhibiting clinical levels of conduct problems. Families were recruited from domestic violence shelters.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Family Violence, Mothers, Child Rearing
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Yeh, Michelle T.; Chen, Pan; Raine, Adrian; Baker, Laura A.; Jacobson, Kristen C. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: Previous studies show that children with psychopathic traits may be less responsive to parenting. Although harsh/inconsistent parenting is associated with increased problem behaviors in children low on psychopathic traits, children high on psychopathic traits show consistently high levels of problem behavior regardless of negative…
Descriptors: Aggression, Child Rearing, Psychopathology, Parenting Styles
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Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; Bradley, Robert; Conners, Nicola; Bokony, Patti – NHSA Dialog, 2007
The Family Map is a semistructured interview developed to assess important aspects of the family and home environment associated with well-being in 3- to 5-year old children. The measure is designed so that it can be used during home visits with Head Start families. Accordingly, it was developed in collaboration with Head Start providers and…
Descriptors: Safety, Disadvantaged Youth, Parenting Styles, Home Visits
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Bradley, Robert H.; Corwyn, Robert F. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: This study examines the differential susceptibility hypothesis as it pertains to relations between infant temperament, parenting, and behavior problems in first grade. Method: Data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care were used in a series of hierarchical regression analyses focused on interactions between three aspects of…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Behavior Problems, Antisocial Behavior, Infants
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Heidgerken, Amanda D.; Hughes, Jan N.; Cavell, Timothy A.; Willson, Victor L. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2004
This study tested a dual-mediation model of the relations among harsh parenting, hostile social information processing, and level of child aggression in a sample of 239 (150 male, 89 female) 2nd- to 4th-grade children. The theoretical model posited that harsh parenting has both direct and indirect effects on child level of aggression, with the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Structural Equation Models, Goal Orientation, Social Cognition
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Bugental, Daphne Blunt; Happaney, Keith – Developmental Psychology, 2004
Maternal attributions and child neonatal status at birth were assessed as predictors of infant maltreatment (harsh parenting and safety neglect). The population included low-income, low-education families who were primarily Hispanic. Child maltreatment during the 1st year of life (N = 73) was predicted by neonatal status (low Apgar scores, preterm…
Descriptors: Infants, Low Income Groups, Child Abuse, Depression (Psychology)
Huery, Shonda Latite – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Poverty is on the rise, especially among our youngest citizens. In 2005, the U.S. Census Bureau reported 37 million people living in poverty in the U.S. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2005). Out of 37 million people living in poverty in the United States, 13 million of those individuals were children under the age of 18. This represents an increase of 11%…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Qualitative Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Poverty
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McDonald, Renee; Dodson, Mary Catherine; Rosenfield, David; Jouriles, Ernest N. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2011
This study examined whether Project Support, a parenting intervention shown to reduce child conduct problems, also exerts positive effects on features of psychopathy in children. Participants were 66 families (mothers and children) recruited from domestic violence shelters who participated in a randomized controlled trial evaluating Project…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Intervention, Family Violence, Mothers
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Herman, Keith C.; Bi, Yu; Borden, Lindsay A.; Reinke, Wendy M. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2012
Describing co-occurring symptom patterns among children in nonwestern contexts may have important implications for how emotional and behavior problems are defined, conceptualized, studied, and ultimately prevented. A latent profile analysis (LPA) was conducted on the co-occurring psychiatric symptoms of 196 Chinese children living in poverty.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Poverty, Self Esteem, Family Characteristics
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