The role of parenting styles in children's problem behavior.

  title={The role of parenting styles in children's problem behavior.},
  author={Kaisa Aunola and Jari-Erik Nurmi},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={76 6},
This study investigated the combination of mothers' and fathers' parenting styles (affection, behavioral control, and psychological control) that would be most influential in predicting their children's internal and external problem behaviors. A total of 196 children (aged 5-6 years) were followed up six times from kindergarten to the second grade to measure their problem behaviors. Mothers and fathers filled in a questionnaire measuring their parenting styles once every year. The results… 

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