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Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard


All parents experience stress as they attempt to meet the challenges of caring for their children. This comprehensive book examines the causes and consequences of parenting distress, drawing on a wide array of findings in current empirical research. The author explores normal and pathological parenting stress, the influences of parents on their children as well as children on their parents, and the effects of biological and environmental factors. Beginning with an overview of theories of stress and coping, he goes on to describe how parenting stress is linked with problems in adult and child h ... More

Keywords: children, parents, parenting distress, biological factors, environmental factors, adult health, child health, parental behaviors, parenting stress, coping strategies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780300103939
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300103939.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kirby Deater-Deckard, author