Family of Origin Processes and Attitudes of Expectant Fathers

@inproceedings{Beaton2003FamilyOO,
  title={Family of Origin Processes and Attitudes of Expectant Fathers},
  author={John M. Beaton and William J. Doherty and Martha A. Rueter},
  year={2003}
}
This study examined the association between family of origin experiences of expectant fathers and their attitudes about father involvement. Using structural equation modeling and multiple regression analysis with a sample of 152 couples, we tested an ecosystemic model of fathering and examined the relative strength of the modeling hypothesis and the compensation hypothesis for linking these constructs. We found that expectant fathers who were either very close to their parents or very distant… CONTINUE READING

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