Parental social anxiety disorder prospectively predicts toddlers' fear/avoidance in a social referencing paradigm

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Aktar, E.; Majdandžić, M.; De, Vente W.; Bögels, S.M.;
  • Subject: Social referencing | parental anxiety | behavioral inhibition | father’s role | international

Background: Anxiety runs in families. Observational learning of anxious behavior from parents with anxiety disorders plays an important role in the intergenerational transmission of anxiety. We investigated the link between parental anxiety (parental lifetime anxiety di... View more
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