Parenting knowledge and its role in the prediction of dysfunctional parenting and disruptive child behaviour.

@article{Morawska2009ParentingKA,
  title={Parenting knowledge and its role in the prediction of dysfunctional parenting and disruptive child behaviour.},
  author={Alina Morawska and Leanne Winter and Matthew R Sanders},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={217-26}
}
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of research on the relationship between parental knowledge, parenting and parenting self-efficacy, and some inconsistencies have been reported in the literature. METHOD Parent knowledge of effective parenting strategies was assessed among 68 parents from a non-clinic sample, who also completed questionnaires relating to parenting confidence, quality of parenting and child behaviour. RESULTS Parents with greater knowledge tended to be less dysfunctional, and… CONTINUE READING

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