Parenting practices, child adjustment, and family diversity.

  title={Parenting practices, child adjustment, and family diversity.},
  author={Paul R. Amato and Frieda Fowler},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
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… 

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