Physical Discipline and Behavior Problems in African American , European American , and Hispanic Children : Emotional Support as a Moderator

@inproceedings{Mcloyd2002PhysicalDA,
  title={Physical Discipline and Behavior Problems in African American , European American , and Hispanic Children : Emotional Support as a Moderator},
  author={Vonnie C Mcloyd},
  year={2002}
}
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 Survey of Youth, this study assessed whether maternal emotional support of the child moderates the relation between spanking and behavior problems. Children were 4–5 years of age in the first of 4 waves of data used (1988, 1990, 1992, 1994). At each wave, mothers reported their use of spanking and rated… CONTINUE READING
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