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Parental history of positive development and child behavior in next generation offspring: A two-cohort prospective intergenerational study | 2022
Letcher, P., Greenwood, C. J., McAnally, ... Show all » H., Belsky, J., Macdonald, J. A., Spry, E. A., Thomson, K. C., O'Connor, M., Sligo, J., Youssef, G., McIntosh, J. E., Iosua, E., Hutchinson, D., Cleary, J., Sanson, A., V. Patton, G. C., Hancox, R. J., Olsson, C. A. « Hide
Child Development, 2022, 1-14.
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Show abstract » This study examined whether positive development (PD) in adolescence and young adulthood predicts offspring behavior in two Australasian intergenerational cohorts. The Australian Temperament Project Generation 3 Study assessed PD at age 19-28 (years 2002-2010) and behavior in 1165 infants (12-18 months; 608 girls) of 694 Australian-born parents (age 29-35; 2012-2019; 399 mothers). The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Parenting Study assessed PD at age 15-18 (years 1987-1991) and behavior in 695 preschoolers (3-5 years; 349 girls) and their New Zealand born parents (age 21-46; 1994-2018; 363 mothers; 89% European ethnicity). In both cohorts, PD before parenthood predicted more positive offspring behavior (betarange = .11-.16) and fewer behavior problems (betarange = -.09 to -.11). Promoting strengths may secure a healthy start to life.
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