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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 240496     Find in a Library
Title: Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Mothers’ Parenting Practices for Urban, Low-Income Adolescents
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Author(s): Kantahyanee W. Murray ; Megan H. Bair-Merritt ; Kathleen Roche ; Tina L. Cheng
  Journal: Journal of Family Violence  Volume:27  Issue:6  Dated:August 2012  Pages:573 to 583
Date Published: 08/2012
Page Count: 11
  Annotation: This study examined whether depression and social support mediated the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and parenting practices.
Abstract: This study examined whether depression and social support mediated the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and parenting practices. Participants were 1,057 female primary caregiver-young adolescent pairs. (Sample included greater than 90 percent biological mothers; hereafter, female primary caregivers are referred to as mother). Findings indicated that IPV was associated positively with mothers’ use of physical punishment and negatively with mothers’ involvement in their children’s education. Although depression and social support were not found to mediate the relationship between IPV and parenting practices, study findings suggest that IPV directly and negatively impacted mothers’ parenting practices. In sum, findings point to the important role that IPV may play in explaining parenting practices for mothers living in high-risk urban environments. Abstract published by arrangement with Springer.
Main Term(s): Parent-Child Relations
Index Term(s): Economic influences ; Urban area studies ; Neglectful parents ; Domestic assault ; Child neglect causes
Sponsoring Agency: Health Resources and Services Admin (HRSA)
US Department of Health and Human Services
United States of America
Grant Number: T32HP10004
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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