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Lee, Eunju J. – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2013
A child's difficult temperament can elicit negative parenting and inhibit positive parenting behavior. However, mothers appear to be differentially susceptible to child temperament. The author examined the differential susceptibility to the effects of a child's temperament on the mother-child interaction style (i.e., maternal warmth and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Parent Child Relationship, Depression (Psychology), Personality
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Chemtob, Claude M.; Nomura, Yoko; Rajendran, Khushmand; Yehuda, Rachel; Schwartz, Deena; Abramovitz, Robert – Child Development, 2010
To evaluate whether conjoined maternal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are associated with increased behavioral problems among terrorism-exposed preschool children (N = 116; 18-54 months), this study compared clinically significant child behavioral problem rates among the preschool children of mothers with PTSD and depression,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Terrorism, Aggression, Mothers
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Roxburgh, Susan – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
This article examines whether there is an association between depression and parental time pressure among employed parents. Using a sample of 248 full-time employed parents and using the stress process framework, I also examine the extent to which gender, socioeconomic status, social support, and job conditions account for variation in the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Employed Parents, Depression (Psychology)
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Woodman, A. C.; Hauser-Cram, P. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Parents of children with developmental disabilities (DD) face greater caregiving demands than parents of children without DD. There is considerable variability in parents' adjustment to raising a child with DD, however. In line with a strengths-based approach, this study explores coping strategies as potential mechanisms of resilience…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Adjustment (to Environment), Resilience (Psychology), Mothers
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Hautmann, Christopher; Eichelberger, Ilka; Hanisch, Charlotte; Plück, Julia; Walter, Daniel; Döpfner, Manfred – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Parental anxiety and depression are associated with antisocial behaviour of children. Several mechanisms may mediate this association. The aim of this study was to test whether parenting is a mediator of the association of parental anxiety and depression with the antisocial social behaviour of preschool children. The analysis was based on…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Tikotzky, Liat; Chambers, Andrea S.; Kent, Jamie; Gaylor, Erika; Manber, Rachel – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2012
This study assessed the links between maternal sleep and mothers' perceptions of their attachment relationship with their infant among women at risk for postpartum depression by virtue of having been depressed during pregnancy. Sixty-two mothers completed sleep diaries and questionnaires at 3 and 6 months postpartum. Regression analyses,…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Attachment Behavior, Depression (Psychology), Diaries
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Foster, Cynthia J. Ewell; Garber, Judy; Durlak, Joseph A. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2008
Relations among past maternal depressive disorder, current depressive symptoms, current maternal interaction behaviors, and children's adjustment were examined in a sample of 204 women and their young adolescent offspring (mean age = 11.86, SD = 0.55). Mothers either had (n = 157) or had not (n = 57) experienced at least one depressive disorder…
Descriptors: Mothers, Early Adolescents, Problem Solving, Behavior Problems
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Burkhouse, Katie L.; Uhrlass, Dorothy J.; Stone, Lindsey B.; Knopik, Valerie S.; Gibb, Brandon E. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
The primary goal of the current study was to examine the impact of maternal criticism (expressed emotion-criticism; EE-Crit) on the prospective development of depressive episodes in children. In addition to examining baseline levels of EE-Crit, we also sought to determine whether distinct subgroups (latent classes) of mothers could be identified…
Descriptors: Risk, Depression (Psychology), Criticism, Mothers
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Mowbray, Carol T.; Mowbray, Orion P. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2006
Research has established that children of parents with mental illness, compared with normative samples, are more likely to have emotional/behavioral problems or psychiatric diagnoses themselves. Few studies have examined these children at adulthood, however, to document their diverse psychosocial outcomes and the parenting and contextual variables…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Identification, Health Services, Risk
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Donatelli, Jo-Ann L.; Bybee, Jane A.; Buka, Stephen L. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2007
We found mothers' history of depression and symptoms of depression among their adolescent children were both associated with the type of events that mothers made adolescents feel guilty about and with the mothers' reactions to those events. Adolescents (20 male, 23 female) described incidents in which their mothers made them feel guilty and what…
Descriptors: Mothers, Adolescents, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety
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Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Kulis, Stephen; Perez, Hilda Garcia; Bermudez-Parsai, Monica – Health & Social Work, 2011
This article reports on the findings of a study conducted with a sample of 136 Mexican-heritage mothers residing in a large southwestern metropolitan area. From a risk-and-resiliency perspective, hopelessness was approached as a culturally specific response to family stress and other challenges encountered by Mexican immigrants. Although…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mothers, Mexican Americans, Mental Health Programs
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Nugent, J. Kevin; Bartlett, Jessica Dym; Valim, Clarissa – Infants and Young Children, 2014
Relationship-based interventions are an effective means for reducing postpartum depression (PPD), but few cost-effective tools that can be administered efficiently in medical and home settings are available or well-studied. This study examines the efficacy of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO), an infant-centered relationship-based…
Descriptors: Infants, Hospitals, Home Visits, Intervention
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Hwang, Wei-Chin; Wood, Jeffrey J.; Fujimoto, Ken – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: Knowledge of acculturative processes and their impact on immigrant families remains quite limited. Acculturative family distancing (AFD) is the distancing that occurs between immigrant parents and their children and is caused by breakdowns in communication and cultural value differences. It is a more proximal and problem-focused…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mothers, Structural Equation Models, Conflict
Colgan, Siobhan Eileen – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study investigated the relationship between maternal depression and children's access to early intervention services among a sample of children with developmental delay at age two who were determined to be eligible for early intervention services, were full term and of normal birth weight, and were not previously identified with any special…
Descriptors: Role, Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Early Intervention
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Sheppard, Michael – Adoption & Fostering, 1993
Identifies the social characteristics associated with maternal depression and reviews research on the relationship between mothers' depression and emotional, cognitive, and behavioral problems in their children. Considers the role of social support, especially from a partner, in protecting women against depression. Concludes that mothers'…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Rearing, Children, Cognitive Development
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