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Children's contact with their incarcerated parents: research findings and recommendations.
Approximately 1.7 million children have parents who are incarcerated in prison in the United States, and possibly millions of additional children have a parent incarcerated in jail. Many affectedExpand
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The relationship of parenting stress to adjustment among mothers in prison.
Incarcerated mothers at a maximum security prison (N = 362) participated in a study of the relationship between parenting stress, measured by a modification of the R. R. Abidin (1995) ParentingExpand
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Psychiatric symptoms, history of victimization, and violent behavior among incarcerated female felons: an American perspective.
Janet I. Warren*, Susan Hurt, Ann Booker Loper, Risha Bale, Roxanne Friend, Preeti Chauhan Associate Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, University of Virginia, UVA HealthExpand
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Contact Between Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children
Abstract Incarcerated mothers (n = 357) at a maximum-security prison participated in a study of the relationship between contact and parenting stress, using the parenting stress index forExpand
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Parenting Stress, Alliance, Child Contact, and Adjustment of Imprisoned Mothers and Fathers
The present study contrasted the parenting stress and adjustment patterns of 100 mothers and 111 fathers incarcerated in one of 11 U.S. prisons. In comparison to inmate mothers, fathers had lessExpand
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Aggressive Attitudes among Victims of Violence at School.
Abstract Same victims of violence at school hold aggressive attitudes which may place them at risk for involvement in high-risk behaviors. Based on a survey of 10,909 7th, 9th, and 11th, gradeExpand
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Improving the Emotional Adjustment and Communication Patterns of Incarcerated Mothers: Effectiveness of a Prison Parenting Intervention
Incarcerated mothers at a state prison participated in an eight-session parenting class designed to help them manage the stress of separation from children and to improve communication patterns withExpand
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Homicide by juvenile girls
We investigated offense characteristics for a national sample of 38,749 homicide arrestees identified in the FBI Supplemental Homicide Reports for 1984 and 1993. Analyses indicated little change fromExpand
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Exploring Prison Adjustment among Female Inmates
This article explores the factor structure and concurrent validity of the Prison Adjustment Questionnaire with a cohort of 777 maximum-security female inmates. Results suggest a two-factor solutionExpand
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Parenting Programs for Incarcerated Parents
Increases in the number of incarcerated parents have led to the implementation of parent training programs in prisons. Although many programs exist, programs differ in their design and methods ofExpand
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