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Chen, Mandy; Johnston, Charlotte – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
Parental differences regarding childrearing may be operationalized as actual dissimilarity in the parenting actions or goals of the parents, or as perceived conflict or disagreement related to these dissimilarities. This study tested whether these two types of parental differences are each associated with child problems, independent of the…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Rearing, Parent Influence, Family Income
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Smalls, Ciara – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
Previous research has explored how differential youth outcomes are associated with racial socialization and parenting style individually, but very little work has examined whether democratic-involved parenting style bolsters the positive link between racial messages and adolescent outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine mothers' use of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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de Ruyter, Doret J.; Schinkel, Anders – Educational Theory, 2013
In this article Doret J. de Ruyter and Anders Schinkel argue that parents' ideals can enhance children's autonomy, but that they may also have a detrimental effect on the development of children's autonomy. After describing the concept of "ideals" and elucidating a systems theoretical conception of autonomy, de Ruyter and…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Childrens Rights, Parent Attitudes, Values
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Cripps, Kayla; Zyromski, Brett – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2009
Adolescence is a critical period of development. Previous research suggests parent involvement in school directly impacts student success. However, different types of parental involvement and the efforts of middle school personnel to educate parents about these effective practices have received scant attention in the literature. The level and type…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Guler, Jessy; de Vries, Petrus J.; Seris, Noleen; Shabalala, Nokuthula; Franz, Lauren – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The majority of individuals with autism spectrum disorder live in low- and middle-income countries and receive little or no services from health or social care systems. The development and validation of autism spectrum disorder interventions has almost exclusively occurred in high-income countries, leaving many unanswered questions regarding what…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parenting Styles, Health Services
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Khamis, Vivian – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
The prevalence of ADHD was studied among 200 UAE school-age children. Variables that distinguish ADHD and non-ADHD children were examined, including child characteristics, parents' sociodemographics, socioeconomic status, family environment, and parental style of influence. Results indicated that 12.5 % of the children had ADHD symptomatology, and…
Descriptors: Incidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Family Environment, Foreign Countries
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Hoeve, Machteld; Dubas, Judith Semon; Eichelsheim, Veroni I.; van der Laan, Peter H.; Smeenk, Wilma; Gerris, Jan R. M. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2009
This meta-analysis of 161 published and unpublished manuscripts was conducted to determine whether the association between parenting and delinquency exists and what the magnitude of this linkage is. The strongest links were found for parental monitoring, psychological control, and negative aspects of support such as rejection and hostility,…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Effect Size
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Collier, Kevin M.; Coyne, Sarah M.; Rasmussen, Eric E.; Hawkins, Alan J.; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Erickson, Sage E.; Memmott-Elison, Madison K. – Developmental Psychology, 2016
The current study examined how parental mediation of media (restrictive mediation, active mediation, and coviewing) influenced child outcomes. Three meta-analyses, 1 for each type of mediation, were conducted on a total of 57 studies. Each analysis assessed the effectiveness of parental mediation on 4 pertinent child outcomes: media use,…
Descriptors: Parents, Mass Media Use, Meta Analysis, Parenting Styles
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Kikas, Eve; Tulviste, Tiia; Peets, Kätlin – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: The purpose of this study was to examine associations between parental socialization values (including inconsistency in values), parenting practices, and parental involvement in their children's education. Altogether 242 Estonian mothers and fathers of first-grade children participated in the study. We found that mothers were…
Descriptors: Socialization, Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Predictor Variables
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Pereira, Ana I. F.; Canavarro, Cristina; Cardoso, Margarida F.; Mendonca, Denisa – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2009
The majority of studies investigating the effects of parental behaviour on the child's adjustment have a dimensional approach. We identified the existence of various patterns in parental rearing styles and analysed the relationship between different parenting patterns and behavioural problems in a group of school-aged children. A longitudinal,…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Multivariate Analysis, Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems
Slicker, Ellen K.; Kim, Jwa K. – 1996
Nearly 30 years ago, research showed that preschool children reared by parents with differing parenting attitudes or styles, differed in their degrees of social competence. To test this theory, a two-year study was conducted. During "Year 1," 2,250 high school seniors and 406 university freshmen from the middle South were surveyed…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Behavior, Attachment Behavior, Child Rearing
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Davidov, Maayan; Grusec, Joan E.; Wolfe, Janis L. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Fifty-nine 6- to 9-year-old children evaluated three discipline strategies (reasoning, verbal power assertion, acknowledgment of feelings), and mothers were asked to predict their children's evaluations. Maternal knowledge scores were derived. Mothers were less accurate at predicting their children's perceptions of discipline when the misdeed in…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Discipline, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles
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Martins, Ludmila; Regueiro, Bibiana; Vieites, Tania; Rodríguez-Llorente, Carolina; Roldán, Lucía – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2020
Introduction: Students' goal orientation may be influenced by the behaviours that make up parents' educational styles, among other factors. According to previous research, the dimensions of maternal behaviour have more influence on adolescents than paternal dimensions. Consequently, the aims of this study were: (1) to categorise maternal…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Goal Orientation
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Scott, Stephen; O'Connor, Thomas G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: The concept of differential susceptibility has challenged the potential meaning of personal traits such as poor ability to regulate emotions. Under the traditional model of diathesis/stress, personal characteristics such as liability to angry outbursts are seen as essentially disadvantageous, emerging under duress in a way that is…
Descriptors: Intervention, Control Groups, Comparative Analysis, Child Rearing
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Tayo, Ajayi Beatrice; Olawuyi, B. O. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study employed the survey design to investigate the relevance of parent communication in preventing sexual abuse among secondary school students in Nigeria. The instrument for data collection tagged "Parent Communication Strategy for Preventing Sexual Abuse questionnaire" (PCOSPSAQ), was a researcher designed instrument. It was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse, Surveys, Secondary School Students
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