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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
Journal: Journal of Family Violence  Volume:27  Issue:6  Dated:August 2012  Pages:573 to 583
Author(s): Kantahyanee W. Murray ; Megan H. Bair-Merritt ; Kathleen Roche ; Tina L. Cheng
Date Published: 08/2012
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Health Resources and Services Admin (HRSA)
US Department of Health and Human Services
United States of America
Grant Number: T32HP10004
Document: HTML 
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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
   
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