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dc.contributor.authorGonzales, Gerald G., 1974-
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-27T23:27:17Z
dc.date.available2012-03-27T23:27:17Z
dc.date.issued2011-09
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1794/12086
dc.descriptionxv, 238 p. : ill.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation study is an examination of childhood contextual factors that contributed to adolescent resilient outcomes among children who experienced interparental violence (IPV). More specifically, the study examined the degree to which verbal ability, temperament, behavior problems, parenting quality, parent-child conflict, IPV, and parent's perceived support in childhood account for variance in behavioral problems, self-efficacy, and parenting received in adolescence. The present study addresses gaps in IPV and resilience literature in the following ways: (a) Few studies have focused on adaptive outcomes of children who experienced IPV; (b) little is known about which contextual factors are most important in facilitating resilient outcomes for this population; (c) factors beyond the microsystem were included as predictors; and (d) little is known about the early predictors of general self-efficacy (a defining attribute of resilience) and parenting (a protective factor that facilitates resilience) for the present population. The sample was derived from an existing data set from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods. This is a longitudinal data set using a nonclinical, randomly selected sample. Using regression models to test whether childhood ecological factors could predict adolescent outcomes, the study had four primary findings. First, childhood (Wave 1) emotionality temperament predicted childhood internalizing problems, which predicted adolescent (Wave 3) internalizing problems. Second, childhood emotionality and parenting quality predicted childhood externalizing problems, which predicted adolescent externalizing problems. Third, none of the childhood variables were strong predictors of adolescent general self-efficacy. Lastly, parenting quality in childhood predicted parental monitoring in adolescence; however, none of the study variables were strong predictors of parenting quality in childhood. Results are discussed in the context of varying adolescent outcomes and the larger literature on IPV. The study highlights directions for future research, including the need to further examine protective processes among children survivors of IPV.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipCommittee in charge: Dr. Krista M. Chronister, Chair; Dr. Ellen H. McWhirter, Member; Dr. Jeffrey L. Todahl, Member; Dr. Philip A. Fisher, Outside Memberen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Oregonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUniversity of Oregon theses, Dept. of Counseling Psychology and Human Services, Ph. D., 2011;
dc.rightsrights_reserveden_US
dc.subjectCounseling psychologyen_US
dc.subjectDevelopmental psychologyen_US
dc.subjectPsychologyen_US
dc.subjectChildhood interparental violenceen_US
dc.subjectDomestic violenceen_US
dc.subjectProtective factorsen_US
dc.subjectAdolescent resilienceen_US
dc.subjectRisk factorsen_US
dc.subjectFamily violence
dc.subjectTeenagers -- Mental health
dc.subjectAdjustment (Psychology)
dc.titlePredicting Adolescent Resilient Outcomes for Children Who Experienced Interparental Violence During Childhooden_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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