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Silinskas, Gintautas; Kiuru, Noona; Aunola, Kaisa; Metsäpelto, Riitta-Leena; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
The present study investigated the role of parenting stress in early adolescents' externalizing and internalizing behavior and, particularly, the moderating effect of maternal affection on these associations. The data of 992 early adolescents (x-bar[subscript age]=12.71; 454 girls) and their mothers during the transition from primary school to…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, Early Adolescents, Child Rearing
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Healey, Dione M.; Flory, Janine D.; Miller, Carlin J.; Halperin, Jeffrey M. – Infant and Child Development, 2011
Many preschoolers are highly inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive; but only some are impaired in their functioning. Yet factors leading to functional impairment, above and beyond the severity of inattentive and hyperactive symptoms, have not been systematically examined. This study examined a model suggesting that after controlling for…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Preschool Children
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Thompson, Stephanie F.; Zalewski, Maureen; Kiff, Cara J.; Moran, Lyndsey; Cortes, Rebecca; Lengua, Liliana J. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This study tested child characteristics (temperamental executive control and negative reactivity) and maternal characteristics (parenting behaviors and maternal depressive symptoms) as predictors of a mother's emotion-related socialization behaviors (ERSBs). Further, parenting behaviors and ERSBs were examined as predictors of children's emotion…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Socialization, Predictor Variables, Parenting Styles
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Chen, Bin-Bin – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Purpose: Limited research has investigated how parenting stress may play a role in sibling relationships. Little is known about co-parenting in buffering against the role of parenting stress on sibling relationships. This study examined these links in a Chinese contest. Methods: A sample of 167 two-child Chinese families were recruited to attend…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Sibling Relationship, Stress Variables
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You, Sukkyung; Lee, Yunoug; Kwon, Minkyung – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: With growing interest in parenting stress among mothers of children with disabilities, the current study examined the multidimensional aspects of parenting stress and their impact on life satisfaction among Korean mothers of children with disabilities. Based on the suggestions of prior findings concerning the potential role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Mothers, Children
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Abar, Beau; Carter, Kermit L.; Winsler, Adam – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
This study explored relations between religiosity, both parent and student, and maternal parenting style and student academic self-regulation, academic achievement, and risk behavior among African-American youth attending a parochial college. Eighty-five students completed self-report survey measures of religiosity, self-regulation, academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Mothers
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Black, Caroline F. D.; Schindler, Holly; Duncan, Greg; Magnuson, Katherine; Shonkoff, Jack; Yoshikawa, Hirokazu – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
For over five decades, teen parent programs (TPPs) have offered mothers an opportunity to increase their self-sufficiency and invest in their children's development. Yet to date, no systematic review has examined overall effects of these programs on parenting behaviors or child developmental outcomes. Using a meta-analytic database of 25 studies,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Program Effectiveness, Early Parenthood
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Gustafsson, Hanna C.; Cox, Martha J. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2012
The authors examined the relations among intimate partner violence (IPV), maternal depressive symptoms, and maternal harsh intrusive parenting. Using a cross-lagged, autoregressive path model, they sought to clarify the directionality of the relations among these 3 variables over the first 2 years of the child's life. The results indicated that,…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Rural Areas, Family Violence, Child Rearing
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Innella, Nancy; McNaughton, Diane; Schoeny, Michael; Tangney, Christy; Breitenstein, Susan; Reed, Monique; Wilbur, Joellen – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Although obesogenic behaviors (physical activity and/or sedentary behavior and dietary intake) are known predictors of childhood weight status, little is known about mother and child behaviors contributing to obesogenic behaviors and obesity in Hispanic preschool children, whose obesity rate is higher than in non-Hispanic Whites and non-Hispanic…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Mothers, Eating Habits, Predictor Variables
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Di Giunta, Laura; Rothenberg, W. Andrew; Lunetti, Carolina; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Pastorelli, Concetta; Eisenberg, Nancy; Thartori, Eriona; Basili, Emanuele; Favini, Ainzara; Yotanyamaneewong, Saengduean; Peña Alampay, Liane; Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Bacchini, Dario; Bornstein, Marc H.; Chang, Lei; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Oburu, Paul; Skinner, Ann T.; Sorbring, Emma; Steinberg, Laurence; Tapanya, Sombat; Uribe Tirado, Liliana Maria – Developmental Psychology, 2020
The present study examines parents' self-efficacy about anger regulation and irritability as predictors of harsh parenting and adolescent children's irritability (i.e., mediators), which in turn were examined as predictors of adolescents' externalizing and internalizing problems. Mothers, fathers, and adolescents (N = 1,298 families) from 12…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response
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Shuster, Michael M.; Li, Yan; Shi, Junqi – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Interrelations among cultural values, parenting practices, and adolescent aggression were examined using longitudinal data collected from Chinese adolescents and their mothers. Adolescents' overt and relational aggression were assessed using peer nominations at Time 1 (7th grade) and Time 2 (9th grade). Mothers reported endorsement of cultural…
Descriptors: Aggression, Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Lee, Yookyong; Guterman, Neil B. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2010
Objective: This study examined whether the age of parents predicted maternal harsh parenting behavior, specifically whether younger mothers might be at higher risk than older mothers, and which paternal characteristics might be associated with maternal parenting behavior. Methodology: This study used data from the Fragile Families and Child…
Descriptors: Intervention, Child Abuse, Aggression, Mothers
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Barnett, Melissa A.; de Baca, Tomas Cabeza; Jordan, Ashley; Tilley, Elizabeth; Ellis, Bruce J. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: Children and parents often rely on the support provided by non-parental adults such as extended family members. Expanding conceptualizations of social support beyond traditional nuclear family paradigms to include non-parental adults may be particularly relevant to identifying family strengths among economically disadvantaged and…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adults, Child Rearing, Depression (Psychology)
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Rodriguez, Christina M. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2011
Although considerable research has investigated parenting stress and children's externalizing behavior problems, comparatively less has considered parenting stress in relation to children's internalizing difficulties. Even less research on parenting stress has incorporated children's report of their internalizing symptoms or the potential…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Mothers, Child Rearing, Depression (Psychology)
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Almas, Alisa N.; Grusec, Joan E.; Tackett, Jennifer L. – Social Development, 2011
The relations between maternal parenting characteristics, child disclosure and secrecy, and child outcomes (positive and negative strategies for coping with distress), were examined in a study of 140 children (10-12-year-olds) and their mothers. Child disclosure and secrecy were shown to be distinct but related constructs with authoritativeness…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Coping
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