Publication
Title
Parenting stress and marital relationship as determinants of mothers' and fathers' parenting
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Abstract
Using the actorpartner interdependence model, we explore how various sources of stress and support experienced by fathers and mothers influence their own parenting styles and the parenting styles of the partner. Data from 227 couples were analyzed, with mothers and fathers rating their parenting stress and marital relationship and children rating the parenting styles of both mothers and fathers. Structural equation models revealed actor effects of parenting stress on demanding and responsive parenting styles, as well as partner effects between positive aspects of marital relationship and responsive parenting style. The results further indicate that the strength of these pathways is similar for both mothers and fathers and do not support the hypothesis that the parenting of fathers is more vulnerable than the parenting of mothers.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Personal relationships. - Oxford
Publication
Oxford : 2013
ISSN
1350-4126
Volume/pages
20:2(2013), p. 259-276
ISI
000319875800004
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UAntwerpen
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Last edited 22.04.2017
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