Six Dimensions of Parenting : A Motivational Model

  title={Six Dimensions of Parenting : A Motivational Model},
  author={Ellen A. Skinner and Sandy Johnson and Tatiana Snyder},
Objective. A motivational conceptualization provided the basis for identifying 6 core features of parenting style (warmth, rejection, structure, chaos, autonomy support, and coercion) and constructing 2 measures to assess them (1 for parents and 1 for children). Design. Self-report data were collected from independent samples of parents (N = 1212, 645 mothers and 567 fathers) and adolescent children (N = 3,752). Results. Models of multiple (unipolar) dimensions provided a significantly better… CONTINUE READING


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