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Determinants of father involvement with young children: Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort.
J Fam Psychol. 2016 Feb; 30(1):135-46.JF

Abstract

The current study used data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (ECLS-B; Snow et al., 2007) to explore determinants of resident father involvement. Families (N = 2,900) were measured at 3 time points (9 months, 2 years, and 4 years of age). Father, mother, and child factors were examined in relation to father caregiving and play. Latent change score models indicated that fathers engaged in more caregiving and play behaviors and increased at a faster rate when they more strongly identified with their role as a father. Fathers engaged in more caregiving when mothers reported higher depressive symptoms and increased in play more slowly when marital conflict was higher. In addition, a Mother Depressive Symptoms × Marital Conflict interaction emerged indicating that fathers differed in their levels of caregiving depending on mothers' report of depressive symptoms, but only when marital conflict was low. Fathers also increased in caregiving at a faster rate with girls than boys. A comprehensive framework for examining resident father involvement is presented.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin- Madison.Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

Language

eng

PubMed ID

26437143

Citation

Planalp, Elizabeth M., and Julia M. Braungart-Rieker. "Determinants of Father Involvement With Young Children: Evidence From the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort." Journal of Family Psychology : JFP : Journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), vol. 30, no. 1, 2016, pp. 135-46.
Planalp EM, Braungart-Rieker JM. Determinants of father involvement with young children: Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort. J Fam Psychol. 2016;30(1):135-46.
Planalp, E. M., & Braungart-Rieker, J. M. (2016). Determinants of father involvement with young children: Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort. Journal of Family Psychology : JFP : Journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 30(1), 135-46. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000156
Planalp EM, Braungart-Rieker JM. Determinants of Father Involvement With Young Children: Evidence From the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort. J Fam Psychol. 2016;30(1):135-46. PubMed PMID: 26437143.
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