Parenting Style as a Moderator of Associations Between Maternal Disciplinary Strategies and Child Well-Being

  title={Parenting Style as a Moderator of Associations Between Maternal Disciplinary Strategies and Child Well-Being},
  author={A. Fletcher and Jill K. Walls and Emily C. Cook and Karis J. Madison and Tracey H. Bridges},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={1724 - 1744}
The authors investigate whether parental use of punitive discipline and yielding to coercion varies in levels and associated child outcomes for mothers with different parenting styles. Participants were fourth-grade children (N = 370) and their mothers. Maternal parenting style was determined based on levels of responsiveness and demandingness. Authoritative mothers used less punitive discipline than indifferent mothers. Authoritative and authoritarian mothers engaged in less yielding to… Expand
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