Longitudinal associations between mothers' and fathers' sense of competence and children's externalizing problems: the mediating role of parenting.

@article{Slagt2012LongitudinalAB,
  title={Longitudinal associations between mothers' and fathers' sense of competence and children's externalizing problems: the mediating role of parenting.},
  author={Meike Slagt and Maja Dekoviċ and Amaranta de Haan and Alithe L. van den Akker and Peter Prinzie},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={1554-62}
}
This longitudinal study examined the bidirectional associations between parents' sense of competence and children's externalizing problems, mediation of these associations by parenting behaviors, and differences between mothers and fathers concerning these associations. A sample of 551 families with children (49.9% girls; mean age = 7.83 years, SD = 1.08… CONTINUE READING