Perceived mother and father acceptance-rejection predict four unique aspects of child adjustment across nine countries.

@article{Putnick2015PerceivedMA,
  title={Perceived mother and father acceptance-rejection predict four unique aspects of child adjustment across nine countries.},
  author={Diane L Putnick and Marc H. Bornstein and Jennifer E. Lansford and Patrick S. Malone and Concetta Pastorelli and Ann T. Skinner and Emma Sorbring and Sombat Tapanya and Liliana Maria Uribe Tirado and Arnaldo Zelli and Liane Pe{\~n}a Alampay and Suha M. Al-Hassan and Dario Bacchini and Anna Silvia Bombi and Lei Chang and Kirby Deater-Deckard and Laura Di Giunta and Kenneth A. Dodge and Paul Odhiambo Oburu},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={923-32}
}
BACKGROUND It is generally believed that parental rejection of children leads to child maladaptation. However, the specific effects of perceived parental acceptance-rejection on diverse domains of child adjustment and development have been incompletely documented, and whether these effects hold across diverse populations and for mothers and fathers are still open questions. METHODS This study assessed children's perceptions of mother and father acceptance-rejection in 1,247 families from… CONTINUE READING
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