Maternal criticism and adolescent depressive and generalized anxiety disorder symptoms: a 6-year longitudinal community study.

@article{Nelemans2014MaternalCA,
  title={Maternal criticism and adolescent depressive and generalized anxiety disorder symptoms: a 6-year longitudinal community study.},
  author={Stefanie A. Nelemans and William W. Hale and Susan J. T. Branje and Skyler T. Hawk and Wim H. J. Meeus},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={755-66}
}
This 6-year longitudinal study examined the direction of effects (i.e., parent effects, child effects, or reciprocal effects) between maternal criticism and adolescent depressive and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) symptoms, including adolescents' perceptions of criticism as a potential mediator. Consistent with recent empirical findings on associations… CONTINUE READING