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Lewin, Amy; Mitchell, Stephanie J.; Ronzio, Cynthia R. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2013
The nationally representative Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth cohort data set was used to compare parenting behaviors of adolescent mothers (less than 19 years old), emerging adult mothers (19-25 years old), and adult mothers (greater than 25 years old) when their children were 2 years old. Regression models controlling for socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Parenting Skills, Mothers, Longitudinal Studies
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Smith, Erin N.; Grau, Josefina M.; Duran, Petra A.; Castellanos, Patricia – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2013
We examined the relations between maternal depressive symptoms and child internalizing and externalizing problems in a sample of 125 adolescent Latina mothers (primarily Puerto Rican) and their toddlers. We also tested the influence of mother-reported partner child care involvement on child behavior problems and explored mother-reported partner…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Problems
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Davis-Kean, Pamela E.; Sexton, Holly R. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2009
Using data from a national multiethnic, longitudinal study of children, this study examined the process of how parents' educational attainment is related to children's achievement through the beliefs and behaviors of parents and how this influence varies by race/ethnicity. Measures of socioeconomic status, parental expectations for educational…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Structural Equation Models, Educational Attainment, Achievement Need