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Perceived Parenting, Emotion Regulation, and Adult Depression

Abstract Previous studies have established a link between parenting style (e.g. authoritarian, authoritative, permissive) and depression in children and adolescents. Parenting factors are also implicated in the development of emotion regulation. There is a gap in the literature, however, concerning perceptions of parenting in relation to adult depression. The current study examined the effect of parenting on reported adult depressive symptoms. Of interest was the role of emotion regulation strategies in this relationship. Participants were recruited through Amazon Mechanical Turk, and the sample consisted of 302 adults (125 males, 177 females) ranging in age from 18 to 65. Measures of how participants were parented by their mothers and fathers, emot... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Van Huisstede, Lauren Elizabeth (Author) / Miller, Paul A (Advisor) / Tinsley, Barbara (Committee member) / Roberts, Nicole A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / adults / depression / emotion regulation / parenting
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 68 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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