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Sterling, Audra; Barnum, Leah; Skinner, Debra; Warren, Steven F.; Fleming, Kandace – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine maternal parenting styles across age-matched siblings using a within-family design, in which one child has Fragile X syndrome. Thirteen families participated; children were aged 16 to 71 months. Mothers completed several videotaped activities with each child separately as well as an interview. Mothers used…
Descriptors: Siblings, Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Oryan, Shlomit; Gastil, John – International Review of Education, 2013
Some prominent parent education theories in the United States and other Western countries base their educational viewpoint explicitly on democratic values, such as mutual respect, equality and personal freedom. These democratic parenting theories advocate sharing power with children and including them in family decision making. This study presents…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Educational Theories, Democratic Values, Parent Child Relationship
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Reed, Phil; Howse, Jessie; Ho, Ben; Osborne, Lisa A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Parenting stress in mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is high and impacts perceptions about parenting. This study examined the relationship between parenting stress and observer-perceived limit-setting ability. Participants' perceptions of other parents' limit-setting ability were assessed by showing participants video clips…
Descriptors: Correlation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Stress Variables
Heller, Janet – ProQuest LLC, 2009
One hundred and ninety-one parents attending an urban, community college were surveyed about what topics schools should teach their children about sexuality education, and how they communicate with their child about sexuality topics. The quantitative data was collected using a "School Sexuality Education Questionnaire" (SSEQ), and the "Parenting…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Child Rearing, Sexuality, Minority Groups
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Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine communication/reasoning, behavioral control, and trust as predictors of resourcefulness among African American children during middle childhood (6-12 years of age). Mothers who practice promotive socialization strategies are more likely to rear children who are socially competent and well adjusted. Multiple…
Descriptors: African American Children, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship
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Underwood, Marion K.; Beron, Kurt J.; Gentsch, Joanna K.; Galperin, Mikal B.; Risser, Scott D. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2008
This investigation examines whether negative interparental conflict strategies (stonewalling, triangulation, verbal aggression, and physical aggression) and parenting styles are related to social and physical aggression with peers for children followed longitudinally from age 9 to 10 (N = 256). Parents reported on negative conflict strategies and…
Descriptors: Aggression, Mothers, Structural Equation Models, Parenting Styles
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Chung, Irene Wai Ming; Chu, Hsiao-Ching; Bloom, Scott – School Social Work Journal, 2012
This article discusses a school and community collaborative initiative that targeted students of Chinese descent as a suicide at-risk population. Its main focus was to reach out to immigrant parents to help them strengthen communication and relationships with their adolescent children and to facilitate their access to mental health services in the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Prevention, Immigrants, At Risk Persons
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Rosen, Larry D.; Cheever, Nancy A.; Carrier, L. Mark – Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2008
Parent and teen MySpace user pairs completed online surveys administered in June (N = 266) and September 2006 (N = 341) to assess relationships between parenting styles and limit setting and monitoring of online behaviors, the prevalence of Internet dangers and pre-teen and teen MySpace behaviors. Cross-comparison measures of MySpace usage,…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Age Differences, Internet
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Segrin, Chris; Woszidlo, Alesia; Givertz, Michelle; Bauer, Amy; Murphy, Melissa Taylor – Family Relations, 2012
What is colloquially referred to as "helicopter parenting" is a form of overparenting in which parents apply overly involved and developmentally inappropriate tactics to their children who are otherwise able to assume adult responsibilities and autonomy. Overparenting is hypothesized to be associated with dysfunctional family processes…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Young Adults, Parent Child Relationship
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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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Wurdak, Mara; Kuntsche, Emmanuel; Wolstein, Jörg – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2017
Aims: Developing and evaluating an email-based intervention (EBI) to enhance alcohol-related parenting skills and reduce alcohol consumption among adolescents. Methods: Over four weeks, participating parents received a weekly email containing scientific findings, practical advice and exercises in relation to such topics as alcohol-related…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Intervention, Program Development, Program Evaluation
Louissaint, Guirlene – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a parent-training program on parenting practices and children's misconduct in a predominately low performing school in the Northeastern region of the United States. The study included 26 parents of children in kindergarten through third grade. The participants were predominately African…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Parenting Styles, Behavior Problems, Parent Child Relationship
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Harakeh, Zeena; Scholte, Ron H. J.; Vermulst, Ad A.; de Vries, Hein; Engels, Rutger C. M. E. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2010
The present study examined whether the associations between general parenting practices (i.e., support, behavioral control, and psychological control) and parental smoking on the one hand and older and younger siblings' smoking on the other were mediated by parental smoking communication (i.e., frequency and quality of parent-adolescent…
Descriptors: Siblings, Smoking, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Testa, Maria; Hoffman, Joseph H.; Livingston, Jennifer A. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2011
Objectives: Previous research suggests that women's early sexual victimization experiences may influence their parenting behaviors and increase the vulnerability of their children to being sexually victimized. The current study considered whether mother's sexual victimization experiences, in childhood and after age 14, were associated with the…
Descriptors: Rape, Mothers, Daughters, Graduation
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Lee, Hedwig – Youth & Society, 2014
Parents play an important role in influencing adolescent health behaviors and parenting practices may be an important pathway through which social disadvantage influences adolescent health behaviors that can persist into adulthood. This analysis uses the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine how parenting practices mediate…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parent Role, Socioeconomic Background, Family Characteristics
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