Mothers accommodating to resolve conflict with their children

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Title: Mothers accommodating to resolve conflict with their children
Author: Day, William Harold, 1978-
Abstract: Maternal sensitivity is known to have important implications on children’s development . This study examined the sensitivity with which mothers used to elicit compliance from their children . In particular , this study explored the goal -regulation strategy of accommodation . One hundred twenty -nine mother -toddler dyads from a non -clinical sample were observed during a 5 -minute ‘clean -up’ activity . Results showed that mothers’ utilized numerous accommodation strategies . Moreover , the use of individual accommodation strategies was associated with maternal depression , mothers’ level of child -orientation , and children’s age .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -750
Date: 2010-10-21

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Mothers accommodating to resolve conflict with their children. Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -750 .

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