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Disentangling Fathering And Mothering: The Role Of Youth Personality., Heidi Stolz, B Barber, J Olsen, L Clifford Dec 2009

Disentangling Fathering And Mothering: The Role Of Youth Personality., Heidi Stolz, B Barber, J Olsen, L Clifford

Heidi E Stolz

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the possibility that mothers' and fathers' support are differentially moderated by personality-informed latent classes in predicting youth social initiative, therefore making contingent the previously detected pattern of fathers' support being more impactful than mothers' support with regard to this outcome. To test this, we conducted mixture model regression analyses (separately for boys and girls). Guided by prior research, we used the youth personality scales activity, openness, and fearlessness, along with mothers' and fathers' support, to index the latent class assignments from the mixture model. Results for both boys and girls suggested ...


Parental Support, Psychological Control, And Behavioral Control: Assessing Relevance Across Time, Culture, And Method., Brian Barber, Heidi Stolz, J Olsen Dec 2004

Parental Support, Psychological Control, And Behavioral Control: Assessing Relevance Across Time, Culture, And Method., Brian Barber, Heidi Stolz, J Olsen

Heidi E Stolz

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Toward Disentangling Mothering And Fathering: An Assessment Of Relative Importance., Heidi Stolz, B Barber, J Olsen Dec 2004

Toward Disentangling Mothering And Fathering: An Assessment Of Relative Importance., Heidi Stolz, B Barber, J Olsen

Heidi E Stolz

This study employed dominance analysis to assess the relative importance of maternal and paternal support, behavioral control, and psychological control in explaining depression, antisocial behavior, and social initiative within 644 adolescents. We noted the lack of replicated findings concerning differential effects of mothers and fathers and employed an approach that considered mothers’ and fathers’ overlapping predictive abilities in determining their relative importance. Results lend support to the overall parental framework and additionally suggest (a) mothers’ behavioral control is relatively more important than fathers’ in explaining sons’ subsequent antisocial behavior, (b) fathers’ support is relatively more important than mothers’ support in ...