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Schlebusch, Liezl; Dada, Shakila; Samuels, Alecia E. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
This article describes the family quality of life among families who are raising a young child with autism spectrum disorder. Survey research was conducted with 180 families of children with autism spectrum disorder who were receiving disability-related services in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The principle measure used was the Beach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Family Environment
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Burke, Kylie; Brennan, Leah; Cann, Warren – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
This study examined the efficacy of a program for parents of young adolescents combining behavioral family intervention with acceptance-based strategies. 180 parents were randomly allocated to a 6-session group ABCD Parenting Young Adolescent Program or wait-list condition. Completer analysis indicated parents in the intervention reported…
Descriptors: Intervention, Adolescents, Early Adolescents, Social Isolation
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Costigan, Catherine L.; Koryzma, Celine M. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2011
This study examined parenting efficacy beliefs as a mediator of the association between acculturation and adjustment. The sample consisted of 177 immigrant Chinese mothers and fathers with early adolescent children in Canada. Acculturation was assessed bidimensionally as Canadian and Chinese orientations. A latent psychological adjustment variable…
Descriptors: Mothers, Life Satisfaction, Parenting Styles, Acculturation
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Perrone, Kristin M.; Webb, L. Kay; Jackson, Z. Vance – Career Development Quarterly, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parental attachment and satisfaction with work and family roles, as well as the relationship of these variables to life satisfaction. Results from a multiple regression analysis indicated that satisfaction with work and marriage, but not parenting satisfaction or parental…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Multiple Regression Analysis, Life Satisfaction, Attachment Behavior
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Suldo, Shannon M.; Huebner, E. Scott – Social Indicators Research, 2004
Research examining environmental factors associated with adolescents' life satisfaction (LS) has revealed that familial variables (e.g., parent-child conflict, family structure) are crucial correlates. The purpose of the current study was to identify particular dimensions of authoritative parenting (strictness-supervision, social…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Life Satisfaction
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Strom, Robert D.; Strom, Paris S.; Beckert, Troy E. – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2008
Black, Hispanic, and White mothers (N = 739) and adolescents (N = 806) completed a Parent Success Indicator to assess maternal behavior related to Communication, Use of Time, Teaching, Frustration, Satisfaction, and Information Needs. Comparisons between each ethnic group and a previously established national parenting standard revealed that both…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Mothers, Ethnic Groups, National Standards
Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2018
Research has shown that students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs experience higher levels of stress compared to students in general education classes. Elevated stress can serve as a risk factor for students' academic and mental health problems. Given the documented stress of these students,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Stress Variables, Correlation
Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Research has shown that students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs experience higher levels of stress compared to students in general education classes. Elevated stress can serve as a risk factor for students' academic and mental health problems. Given the documented stress of these students,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Stress Variables, Correlation
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Shek, Daniel T. L. – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2008
Over three consecutive years, 2,559 Chinese adolescents (mean age = 12.65 years at Wave 1) responded to instruments assessing their trust of parents, perceived parental trust of the children, readiness to communicate with the parents, and satisfaction with parental control. Results showed that mutual trust between the parents and their adolescent…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Measures (Individuals), Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship
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Beckert, Troy E.; Strom, Paris S.; Strom, Robert D. – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2007
Black, Hispanic, and White American early adolescents (N = 573) were administered the Parent Success Indicator. The performance of their mothers was rated for 60 items, included within six subscales, that consider Communication, Use of Time, Teaching, Frustration, Satisfaction, and Information Needs. Each racial group described favorable…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Information Needs, Mothers, Parent Education
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Pratt, Michael W.; And Others – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1992
Investigated relations between certain family context variables and the conversational behavior of 36 parents who were playing with their 3 year olds. Transcripts were coded for types of conversational functions and structure of parent speech. Marital satisfaction was associated with aspects of parent speech. (LB)
Descriptors: Caregiver Speech, Child Rearing, Comparative Analysis, Family Life
Matthews, Priscilla J. – Illinois Libraries, 1987
Discusses strategies to improve individuals' use of time and personal satisfaction through time management. The 126-item bibliography includes citations for time management in general and special sections for career development, family and parenting, women, and home management. (CLB)
Descriptors: Interests, Life Satisfaction, Literature Reviews, Pacing
Ferri, Elsa; Smith, Kate – 1996
This study examined family formation, employment, child-care arrangements, parenting, family activities, and attitudes and values of British parents. Subjects were nearly 6,000 British 33-year-old married parents, originally subjects in the longitudinal National Child Development Study, which traced the lives of all those in Great Britain born in…
Descriptors: Adults, Child Rearing, Day Care, Employed Parents
Kaplan, Joan A. – 1993
The purpose of this study was to extend research on parenting styles and parent-child socialization beyond the dyadic relationships and toward inclusion of variables that give information about the couple's co-parenting, that is, the way they work together as parents. At the initial assessment, 45 predominantly middle-class families with a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Children, Early Childhood Education, Fathers
Kim, Jiyeon – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Family outcomes are important to the provision of services because families are increasingly considered as the primarily support unit for children with developmental disabilities. With emphasis on positivity and multidimensionality of the life of families who have children with disabilities, this study aimed to expand the applicability of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Korean Americans, Disabilities, Children
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