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Klabbers, Gert A.; Wijma, Klaas; van Bakel, Hedwig J. A.; Paarlberg, K. Marieke; Vingerhoets, Ad J. J. M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
In order to examine (1) the stability of the mother-child-bond and (2) associations between mother-child-bonding and aspects of maternal-well-being, pregnant women (N = 170) completed measures on well-being and mother-child-bonding at two antepartum and two postpartum time points. We found relatively weak associations between mother-child-bonding…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Well Being, Pregnancy
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Gündogan, Aysun – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The aim of this study is to identify the children suffering from imaginative fears and to determine whether or not children having these fears are different from the children have no such fear in terms of their creative imagination. For this purpose, 233 children from the age group of five-six years in a kindergarten in the southwestern Turkey…
Descriptors: Imagination, Fear, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Bougher-Muckian, Hilary R.; Root, Amy E.; Floyd, Kimberly K.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Hartman, Suzanne – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Research suggests that adaptive functioning influences parents' attributions for children's social behaviours. However, the influence of adaptive functioning on parents' attributions for children's emotional expressions is yet to be examined. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between adaptive functioning of children with…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Social Behavior, Emotional Response, Parent Attitudes
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Betawi, Iman Amy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examines the relationship between levels of exposure to war and the psychological symptoms on the well-being of displaced children at Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. One hundred and thirty-three parents of children aged 0-12 years completed a survey that measures exposure to violence, and the impact of such exposure. The findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Well Being, Refugees
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Eskelä-Haapanen, Sirpa; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Rasku-Puttonen, Helena; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This study examines preschoolers' beliefs concerning their transfer into primary education. Data from 1386 Finnish preschoolers were obtained using interviews with parents at the end of the children's preschool year. The qualitative content analysis revealed categories, which encompassed peer relationships, relationship with teacher, learning,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Beliefs, Foreign Countries, Parents
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Al-Zboon, Eman; Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A. H.; Baibres, Haithem – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate fear in children with visual impairments (VI) from the perspective of their parents. The study was conducted in Jordan. One hundred and eight parents were surveyed. Results revealed that the main fear contents in children with VI are fear of voices and social communication fears. There were no statistically…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Fear, Parent Surveys, Interpersonal Communication
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Bougher-Muckian, Hilary R.; Root, Amy E.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Floyd, Kimberly K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Parents play a critical role in the development of children's emotional competence; however, little research examines parents' emotion socialisation practices among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In this study, we compared the emotion socialisation practices of parents of children with ASD and to those of parents of children that…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Emotional Response, Socialization, Children
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Root, Amy E.; Byrne, Rachel; Watson, S. Michelle – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
In this study, we investigated the contribution of inhibition and maternal socialisation of children's fear to observed emotion regulation during a fear induction. Fifty-three parent-child dyads (M[subscript age]?=?3.76 years) participated. Parents completed a series of questionnaires, and parent-child dyads were observed during a fear…
Descriptors: Fear, Inhibition, Socialization, Emotional Development
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Miller, Kyle; Dilworth-Bart, Janean – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
In this study, we explored how mothers' school-related identities influence their current expectations of school identities for their children using a possible selves framework. Forty-seven mothers of preschool-aged children participated in semi-structured interviews about their school-related histories and children's school preparation.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Identification, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
This paper describes a study performed to investigate the impact of the conflict in Syria on Syrian refugee children. The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was chosen for this task. Two control (comparison) groups of children were selected: one from the Jordanian Ramtha district, which is just across the border from Syria, and that indirectly feel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Conflict, Comparative Analysis
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Gulay, Hulya – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate the predictor effect temperamental characteristics of Turkish children aged between 5 and 6 have on peer relationship variables (social impact, prosocial behaviour, aggression, asocial behaviour, exclusion, fear-anxiety, and victimisation). About 140 children, aged between 5 and 6, and their mothers,…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Fear, Foreign Countries, Peer Relationship
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Gulay, Hulya – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study aims to reveal the relationship between the self-perception of five-six-year-old children and the social impact, social preference and various conditions in peer relationships (prosocial behaviour, aggression, asocial behaviour, exclusion, fear-anxiety, hyperactivity and victimisation). Two models are the basis of the objectives for…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Predictor Variables, Program Effectiveness, Kindergarten
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Alvarenga, Patricia; de Oliveira, Ebenezer A.; Dazzani, Maria Virginia – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
Maternal rates of child internalising behaviour were compared across children's emotion attributions (neutral, fear, anger, sadness and happiness) to others in a discipline situation, after controlling for socio-demographic covariates. Sixty-five Brazilian mothers provided socio-demographic information and rated their preschool children's…
Descriptors: Discipline, Mothers, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children
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Hazen, Nancy L.; McFarland, Laura; Jacobvitz, Deborah; Boyd-Soisson, Erin – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
This longitudinal study of 125 families investigated whether negative child outcomes related to fathers' frightening (FR) behaviours with infants would be mitigated if fathers were also sensitive. Results indicated that children whose fathers were frightening and insensitive with them during infancy showed the highest emotional under-regulation at…
Descriptors: Mothers, Caregiver Role, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Figueiredo, Barbara; Costa, Raquel; Pacheco, Alexandra; Pais, Alvaro – Early Child Development and Care, 2007
While infant attachment has been largely studied, parental attachment is still relatively unknown, especially when referred to fathers. However, it is mainly recognised that parents' emotional involvement with the newborn contributes to the quality of the interaction and the care they provide. The aim of this study was to study mother-to-infant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Neonates, Birth
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