Do callous-unemotional traits moderate the relative importance of parental coercion versus warmth in child conduct problems? An observational study.

@article{Pasalich2011DoCT,
  title={Do callous-unemotional traits moderate the relative importance of parental coercion versus warmth in child conduct problems? An observational study.},
  author={Dave S. Pasalich and Mark Richard Dadds and David J Hawes and John L Brennan},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 12},
  pages={1308-15}
}
BACKGROUND Research suggests that parenting has little influence on the development of antisocial behavior in children with callous-unemotional (CU) traits. We aimed to extend and improve on prior studies examining the moderating role of CU traits on associations between parenting and conduct problems, by using independent observations of two key dimensions of parenting: coercion and warmth. METHODS The participants included clinic-referred conduct-disordered boys (4-12 years; N = 95) and… CONTINUE READING