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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 ...