publication . Other literature type . 2016

Parenting Styles and Child Outcomes in Puerto Rican Families

Colón, Jeisianne Rosario;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
The purpose of this study was to evaluate observed parenting styles among Puerto Rican parents living in Puerto Rico. Participants included 51 families with a child between the ages of 6 and 11. Families engaged in different behavioral observational tasks. Observations were coded for parenting dimensions and family parenting styles in order to determine its relationship to child outcomes. The Parenting Styles Observation Rating Scale was used to code the observations and the Child Behavior Checklist was used to assess for behavioral problems. Overall, parents received high ratings on warmth, demandingness, and autonomy granting. Supportive demandingness was nega...
Medical Subject Headings: geographic locations
free text keywords: parenting styles, child outcomes, Puerto Rican, families, Psychology
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