Changes in the Organization of Paternal Behavior during Early and Middle Childhood: Parenting: Vol 0, No 0

Objective. The emphasis of this analyze is on alterations in the power of relations among the 4 kinds of paternal behaviors (supportive existence, regard for autonomy, stimulation, and hostility) from early childhood by middle childhood. Style and design. Father-little one conversation was noticed for 718 dyads at 4 time durations: 54 months (M = 56 months), onest grade (M = 7.0 years), threerd grade (M = 9.0 years), and 5th grade (M = 11.0 years) using comparable and age-ideal observational paradigms. Effects. The association involving paternal supportive existence and regard for autonomy grew more powerful with age. Supportive existence confirmed a moderate relation with stimulation at 54 months but this association grew to become weaker in excess of time. A comparable sample of weakening association emerged in the relation involving regard for autonomy and stimulation. Both of those supportive existence

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