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Early Predictors of Variations in Children`s Emotion Understanding: Relations With Children`s Disruptive Behaviors

Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the longitudinal relations of maternal behaviors, children`s temperamental negative emotionality, and children`s emotion perception processes, including emotion perception accuracy (EPA) and emotion perception bias (EPB), to children`s conduct disorder symptoms in a normative sample. Separate structural equation models were conducted to assess whether parenting or children`s proneness to negative emotions at 24-30 (T2), 36-42 (T3) and 48-54 (T4) months predicted children`s EPA and EPB over time, and whether T3 and T4 children`s emotion perception processes were predictive of children`s conduct disorder at 72 months of age (T5). None of the hypothesized longitudinal relations was supported; however, o... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Seyed Nozadi, Sara (Author) / Spinrad, Tracy L. (Advisor) / Eisenberg, Nancy (Committee member) / Bradley, Robert (Committee member) / Eggum, Natalie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology / Aggressive behaviors / Emotion perception accuracy / Emotion perception bias / Parents' expressivity / Parents' negative reactions
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 143 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Family and Human Development 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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