The specificity of maternal parenting behavior and child adjustment difficulties: a study of inner-city African American families.

@article{Jones2008TheSO,
  title={The specificity of maternal parenting behavior and child adjustment difficulties: a study of inner-city African American families.},
  author={Deborah L Jones and Rex Lloyd Forehand and Aaron Rakow and Christina J M Colletti and Laura G McKee and Alecia A. Zalot},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={181-92}
}
The specificity of the association between 2 parenting behaviors (warmth and supervision) and 2 indicators, aggressive behavior and depressive symptoms, of major child outcomes (externalizing problems and internalizing problems) was examined among 196 inner-city African American mothers and their school age children. Given the growing number of African American families affected by HIV/AIDS and demonstrated compromises in parenting associated with maternal infection, the moderating role of… CONTINUE READING

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