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Preterm children at early adolescence and continuity and discontinuity in maternal responsiveness from infancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1446549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patterns in mother-child interaction from infancy to age 12 were investigated in a prospective, longitudinal study of 44 English-speaking mothers and their preterm children. Maternal responsiveness was assessed by home observations during infancy and the Family Interaction Q-Sort at age 12, derived from 2 structured laboratory situations requiring cooperation of mother and child. A cluster of maternal behaviors of critical control toward the toddler was assessed at age 2 years. Children of mothers who were consistently more responsive during both infancy and early adolescence, as well as children whose mothers became more responsive by age 12, achieved higher IQ and arithmetic scores, had more positive self-esteem, and their teachers reported fewer behavioral and emotional problems than children of mothers who were consistently less responsive both during infancy and at age 12. Continuity in parenting behaviors was related to control and criticism beginning in the toddler period and not to degree of responsiveness to the infant.
Authors:
L Beckwith; C Rodning; S Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child development     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0009-3920     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Dev     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-29     Completed Date:  1992-12-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372725     Medline TA:  Child Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1198-208     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles 90024-7033.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Birth Order
Child
Child Development / physiology*
Child Psychology
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Longitudinal Studies
Male
Maternal Behavior*
Mother-Child Relations*
Prospective Studies
Sex
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1-HD-3-2776/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; HD18621/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; NIMH 36902/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

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