Mothers' and fathers' reports of children's reactions to naturalistic marital conflict.

@article{OHearn1997MothersAF,
  title={Mothers' and fathers' reports of children's reactions to naturalistic marital conflict.},
  author={H Garcia O'Hearn and Gayla Margolin and Ronald Bruce St. John},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={
          1366-73
        }
}
  • H Garcia O'Hearn, Gayla Margolin, Ronald Bruce St. John
  • Published in
    Journal of the American…
    1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To examine how children, aged 8 to 11 years, react to observing their parents' naturally occurring marital conflict in their own homes and to compare reactions among children raised in homes characterized by different types of marital conflict. METHOD For 5 1/2 weeks, mothers and fathers of 110 children used daily home diaries to record independently their children's reactions to marital conflict. Logistic regression compared the likelihood of exhibiting specific reactions to… CONTINUE READING

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