Study Findings on Impacts of Overreactive Parenting on Children’s Transition to Adolescence

Based on the results of one study, both changes in child personality and overreactive parenting during the transition to adolescence are associated with adolescent adjustment problems. Overreactive parenting is likely to lead to children's externalizing problems (but not internalizing problems). Children are more likely to "act out" (to show their emotions through behavior) rather than to withdraw as a reaction to overreactive parenting. 

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "Transitioning To Adolescence: How Changes In Child Personality And Overreactive Parenting Predict Adolescent Adjustment Problems," Development and psychopathology, 2010, by AL van den Akker, M Dekovi. (Citations: 29).

Abstract The present study examined how changes in child Big Five personality characteristics and overreactive parenting during the transition from childhood to adolescence predict adolescent adjustment problems. The sample included 290 children, ...



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