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A family process model of economic hardship and adjustment of early adolescent boys.
- R. Conger, K. Conger, G. Elder, F. Lorenz, R. Simons, L. Whitbeck
- PsychologyChild development
- 1 June 1992
The emotions and behaviors of both mothers and fathers were almost equally affected by financial difficulties, and disruptions in each parent's child-rearing behaviors had adverse consequences for adolescent development.
Economic pressure in African American families: a replication and extension of the family stress model.
- R. Conger, L. E. Wallace, Yumei Sun, R. Simons, V. Mcloyd, G. Brody
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
This study of 422 two-caregiver African American families, each with a 10-11-year-old focal child (54% girls), evaluated the applicability of the family stress model of economic hardship for…
Economic stress, coercive family process, and developmental problems of adolescents.
A model of family conflict and coercion that links economic stress in family life to adolescent symptoms of internalizing and externalizing emotions and behaviors and applied equally well to the behavior of mothers and fathers, as well as sons and daughters is proposed.
Linking economic hardship to marital quality and instability.
Utilizing a sample of 76 white middle-class couples from a rural midwestern county in the US this study examines 2 central propositions: 1)the negative impact of economic hardship on a spouses…
Trajectories of Stressful Life Events and Depressive Symptoms during Adolescence.
This 4-year longitudinal study of 191 girls and 185 boys living in intact Camilies in the rural Midwest examines the trajectories of life events and depressive symptoms in adolescence. The…
Perceived discrimination and the adjustment of African American youths: a five-year longitudinal analysis with contextual moderation effects.
Longitudinal links between perceived racial discrimination and later conduct problems and depressive symptoms were examined among 714 African American adolescents who were 10-12 years old at…
Families in Troubled Times: Adapting to Change in Rural America
The influence of neighborhood disadvantage, collective socialization, and parenting on African American children's affiliation with deviant peers.
Nurturant/involved parenting and collective socialization processes were inversely associated, and harsh/inconsistent parenting was positively associated, with deviant peer affiliations.
A LONGITUDINAL TEST OF THE EFFECTS OF PARENTING AND THE STABILITY OF SELF-CONTROL: NEGATIVE EVIDENCE FOR THE GENERAL THEORY OF CRIME*
This study investigates two core propositions of Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) general theory of crime. Using longitudinal data collected on approximately 750 African American children and their…
Family economic stress and adjustment of early adolescent girls.
A family process model is proposed that links economic stress in family life to prosocial and problematic adolescent adjustment. With a sample of 220 7th-grade girls living in intact families in the…