Disengaged and authoritarian parenting behavior of depressed mothers with their toddlers.

  title={Disengaged and authoritarian parenting behavior of depressed mothers with their toddlers.},
  author={Martha Pelaez and Tiffany Martini Field and Jeffrey N. Pickens and Sybil L. Hart},
  journal={Infant behavior \& development},
  volume={31 1},

Tables from this paper

Attachment and Affect between Mothers with Depression and their Children: Longitudinal Outcomes of Child Parent Psychotherapy.

Toddlers of mothers with depression who received CPP showed higher rates of change to secure attachment compared to those in both the DC and NC groups, and the importance of attachment as a mediator of long-term outcomes is discussed.

Perceived Parenting Styles of Mothers with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between maternal PTSD symptoms and parenting, specifically the authoritarian and permissive parenting styles, and parental dimensions of

A Qualitative Study of Parenting Stress, Coping, and Discipline Approaches Among Low-Income Traumatized Mothers

The findings suggest that trauma-informed interventions to promote positive discipline and prevent child maltreatment should help mothers predict and plan for stressful parent-child interactions; identify supports that will allow them to cope with stress without leaving their children for prolonged periods; and explicitly address long-term goals for their children and the impact of different discipline approaches.

Infants of Depressed Mothers Are Less Responsive To Faces and Voices: A Review

A review of our recent research suggests that infants of depressed mothers appeared to be less responsive to faces and voices as early as the neonatal period. At that time they have shown less

Effects of a Brief Parenting Intervention In Shelters For Mothers And Their Children Experiencing Homelessness

This study was designed to examine the effectiveness of an evidence-based parenting program—Triple P Positive Parenting Program—in shelter settings for families experiencing homelessness. The

Limiting Home Visiting Effects: Maternal Depression as a Moderator of Child Maltreatment

The prevalence of maternal depressive symptoms in this sample, and the link between depression and child maltreatment prevention program effectiveness, suggest that home visitors be alert to maternal depression.

Decreasing the Risk of Maltreatment for Children Experiencing Homelessness: An Evaluation of Triple P in Shelters.

Results suggest Triple P Discussion Group is an acceptable and possibly effective intervention for this vulnerable population in need of parenting support in shelter settings for families experiencing homelessness.

The Mental Health of Adolescent Girls with Depressed Mothers: The Mediating Role of the Perception of Parental Styles

Abstract Maternal depression, its effects on mothers’ interactions with their children, and the different mechanisms of emotional and psychological disorders’ transaction to children have been

Preconception Motivation and Pregnancy Wantedness: Pathways to Toddler Attachment Security.

This research was designed to increase our understanding of how the motivational antecedents to childbearing and emotional responses to pregnancy affect the subsequent attachment bond of a toddler to



Mothers with zero Beck depression scores act more “depressed” with their infants

Abstract Mothers who scored zero on the Beck Depression Inventory (N = 25) were compared to “depressed” mothers (high scores on the Beck) (N = 39) and nondepressed mothers (N = 98) during

The Influence of Parenting Style on Adolescent Competence and Substance Use

An overview of the Family Socialization and Developmental Competence longitudinal program of research (FSP) is followed by a presentation of the hypotheses and findings pertaining to family patterns

Childrearing of firstborns by adolescent and older mothers.

Adolescent mothers knew as much about developmental milestones and had equally positive attitudes about childrearing as older mothers, but adolescent mothers scored significantly lower than older mothers on a measure of overall stimulation provided for the infant.

Child-rearing patterns in depressed, abusive, and normal mothers.

Child-rearing patterns in relation to discipline, emotion regulation, separation-individuation, and level of aspiration differentiated depressed, abusive, and normal mothers. Depressed and abusive

Schizophrenic and Depressed Mothers: Relational Deficits in Parenting.

Schizophrenic (n=53), depressed (n=25), and well women (n=23) were studied to determine the quality of their parenting and its affect on their 3-month to 5-year-old child's social and intellectual

An inventory for measuring depression.

The difficulties inherent in obtaining consistent and adequate diagnoses for the purposes of research and therapy have been pointed out and a wide variety of psychiatric rating scales have been developed.

Effects of Maternal Depression on Children

Child care practices anteceding three patterns of preschool behavior.

She is best known for her work on describing parental styles of child care and Anteceding Three Patterns of Preschool Behavior, Genetic Psychology.