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Gepubliceerd in: Child Psychiatry & Human Development 3/2013

01-06-2013 | Original Article

A Unified Model Exploring Parenting Practices as Mediators of Marital Conflict and Children’s Adjustment

Auteurs: Kristen L. Coln, Sara S. Jordan, Sterett H. Mercer

Gepubliceerd in: Child Psychiatry & Human Development | Uitgave 3/2013

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Abstract

We examined positive and negative parenting practices and psychological control as mediators of the relations between constructive and destructive marital conflict and children’s internalizing and externalizing problems in a unified model. Married mothers of 121 children between the ages of 6 and 12 completed questionnaires measuring marital conflict, parenting practices, and child adjustment. Analyses revealed significant direct paths from destructive marital conflict to negative parenting practices, psychological control, and both children’s internalizing and externalizing behavior. In addition, psychological control was found to partially mediate relations between destructive marital conflict and children’s internalizing and externalizing behavior.
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Metagegevens
Titel
A Unified Model Exploring Parenting Practices as Mediators of Marital Conflict and Children’s Adjustment
Auteurs
Kristen L. Coln
Sara S. Jordan
Sterett H. Mercer
Publicatiedatum
01-06-2013
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Child Psychiatry & Human Development / Uitgave 3/2013
Print ISSN: 0009-398X
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3327
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-012-0336-8