Supportive parenting moderates the effect of discrimination upon anger, hostile view of relationships, and violence among African American boys.

@article{Simons2006SupportivePM,
  title={Supportive parenting moderates the effect of discrimination upon anger, hostile view of relationships, and violence among African American boys.},
  author={Ronald L. Simons and Leslie Gordon Simons and Callie Harbin Burt and Holli Drummund and Eric Stewart and Gene H Brody and Frederick X. Gibbons and Carolyn E. Cutrona},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={373-89}
}
Studies have shown that exposure to discrimination increases the probability that African American adolescents will engage in delinquent behavior, especially acts of violence. The present study extended this research by examining the extent to which supportive parenting buffers a youth from these deleterious consequences of discrimination. Analyses based upon two waves of data from a sample of 332 African American adolescent males and their caretakers supported this hypothesis. Further the… CONTINUE READING

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