Challenging behaviors in young children: the father's role.

  title={Challenging behaviors in young children: the father's role.},
  author={Ann D Burbach and Robert A. Fox and Bonnie C Nicholson},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  volume={165 2},
In this study, the authors examined the parenting practices, developmental expectations, and stress levels of 136 fathers and the challenging and prosocial behaviors of their 1- to 5-year-old children. In addition, the authors systematically addressed fathers' qualitative concerns about their parenting. The authors divided the participants into 4 groups and controlled for family socioeconomic status (SES) and the focus child's gender. Results showed a significantly higher use of corporal and… CONTINUE READING


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