Behavioral observations of parenting in battered women.

  title={Behavioral observations of parenting in battered women.},
  author={Alytia A. Levendosky and Sandra A Graham-Bermann},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  volume={14 1},
The current study assessed observational data of parenting in 95 battered women and their school-aged children's behavioral adjustment and analyzed them within an ecological framework. Results indicated that maternal experience of psychological and physical abuse predicts maternal warmth, but not maternal authority-control, over and above ontogenic and exosystemic factors. In addition, maternal experience of psychological abuse and maternal authority-control predicted children's observed… CONTINUE READING

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