Intergenerational continuity in parenting behavior: mediating pathways and child effects.

  title={Intergenerational continuity in parenting behavior: mediating pathways and child effects.},
  author={Tricia K. Neppl and Rand D. Conger and Laura V. Scaramella and Lenna L. Ontai},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={45 5},
This prospective, longitudinal investigation examined mechanisms proposed to explain continuities in parenting behavior across 2 generations (G1, G2). Data came from 187 G2 adults, their mothers (G1), and their children (G3). Prospective information regarding G2 was collected both during adolescence and early adulthood. G1 data were collected during G2's adolescence, and G3 data were generated during the preschool years. Assessments included both observational and self-report measures. The… CONTINUE READING

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