Parenting practices, child adjustment, and family diversity.

@article{Amato2002ParentingPC,
  title={Parenting practices, child adjustment, and family diversity.},
  author={Paul R. Amato and Frieda Fowler},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={2002},
  volume={64},
  pages={703-716}
}
The authors used data from Waves 1 and 2 of the National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH) to test the generality of the links between parenting practices and child outcomes for children in two age groups: 5–11 and 12–18. Parents' reports of support, monitoring, and harsh punishment were associated in the expected direction with parents' reports of children's adjustment, school grades, and behavior problems in Wave 1 and with children's reports of self-esteem, grades, and deviance in… 

Linking Mother–Father Differences in Parenting to a Typology of Family Parenting Styles and Adolescent Outcomes

Using longitudinal data from a sample of 451 families with a child in eighth grade at the time of study, three research questions have been addressed: First, the study explored the ways in which

Mothers' Time, the Parenting Package, and Links to Healthy Child Development.

Mother-child shared time was associated with children's broad reading scores and adolescents' externalizing behavior, but mothers' other parenting investments did not moderate these associations.

Young People's Perceptions of Family, Peer, and School Connectedness and Their Impact on Adjustment

Families, peer groups, and schools are important environments for children's positive growth and development. A theoretical model that linked children's perceptions of parenting, sense of

Nonresident Fathers’ Parenting, Family Processes, and Children’s Development in Urban, Poor, Single-Mother Families

Results suggest that nonresident fathers' parenting is indirectly associated with children's behavior problems and cognitive development and that those estimated associations are transmitted through mothers' parenting.

Mothers, Fathers, Families, and Circumstances: Factors Affecting Children's Adjustment

The burgeoning empirical literature exploring the factors accounting for individual differences in psychological adjustment is reviewed. Many studies have shown that adjustment is largely affected by

Early parenting and the reduction of educational inequality in childhood and adolescence

Surprisingly, educational engagement is positively associated with achievement for lower-, but not higher-SES students in Grades 1–8, consistent with a compensatory hypothesis.

Parenting Predictors of Early-Adolescents’ Health Behaviors: Simultaneous Group Comparisons Across Sex and Ethnic Groups

The findings suggest that core parenting factors such as nurturance, monitoring, and normative expectations for early adolescent problem behaviors may serve as a foundation for parenting components of multi-component intervention studies.

The International Parenting Survey : child, parent and family experiences in the UK

This thesis focuses on associations between child, parent and family emotional and behavioural adjustment and a variety of challenging experiences. The parenting role has a critical influence on

Parent Predictors of Changes in Child Behavior Problems.

Parental Influences on Adolescent Adjustment: Parenting Styles Versus Parenting Practices

The study identified distinct patterns of parental practices that differentially influence adolescent behavior using the National Educational Longitudinal Survey (NELS:88) database. Following Brenner
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 39 REFERENCES

Families With Young Children: A Review of Research in the 1990s

Research conducted in the past decade on families with young chidren concentrated on 5 broad topics: (a) the transition to parenthood,' (b) the importance of maternal sensitivity for children's

THE RELATION OF PARENTING STYLE TO ADOLESCENT SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

This article develops and tests a reformation of Baumrind's typology of authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative parenting styles in the context of adolescent school performance. Using a large

The Authoritative Parenting Index: Predicting Health Risk Behaviors Among Children and Adolescents

The Authoritative Parenting Index had a factor structure consistent with a theoretical model of the construct; had acceptable reliability; showed grade, sex, and ethnic differences consistent with other studies; and identified parenting types that varied as hypothesized with multiple indicators of social competence and health risk behaviors among children and adolescents.

Over-time changes in adjustment and competence among adolescents from authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and neglectful families.

Differences in adjustment associated with variations in parenting are either maintained or increase over time, whereas the benefits of authoritative parenting are largely in the maintenance of previous levels of high adjustment, the deleterious consequences of neglectful parenting continue to accumulate.

Parenting practices and adolescent depressive symptoms in Chinese American families.

  • S. Y. KimX. Ge
  • Psychology
    Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association
  • 2000
Overall, the relationships between parenting practices and adolescent depressive symptoms among Chinese Americans seemed to echo those found among European Americans.

Authoritative parenting and college students' academic adjustment and success.

This study examined connections between college students' adjustment and success and characteristics of their relationships with their parents. A sample of 236 students completed the Student

Family processes and the competence of adolescents and primary school children

  • P. Amato
  • Psychology
    Journal of youth and adolescence
  • 1988
The findings suggest that as children enter adolescence, general competence becomes more closely bound up with the quality of sibling relations and the degree of parental control, and less closely Bound up with support from parents.

Physical discipline and behavior problems in African American, European American, and Hispanic children: Emotional support as a moderator.

Using data collected over a 6-year period on a sample of 1,039 European American children, 550 African American children, and 401 Hispanic children from the children of the National Longitudinal

Impact of parenting practices on adolescent achievement: authoritative parenting, school involvement, and encouragement to succeed.

Examination of the impact of authoritative parenting, parental involvement in schooling, and parental encouragement to succeed on adolescent school achievement in an ethnically and socio-economically heterogeneous sample of approximately 6,400 American 14-18-year-olds finds parental involvement is much more likely to promote adolescent school success when it occurs in the context of an authoritative home environment.

Physical discipline among African American and European American mothers: Links to children's externalizing behaviors.

The aim of this study was to test whether the relation between physical discipline and child aggression was moderated by ethnic-group status. A sample of 466 European American and 100 African