Impact of the parenting style of foster parents on the behavior problems of foster children
This is a cross-sectional study taken of 104 foster children (56 boys and 48 girls). The 104 children came from 86 foster families. The children had to meet the following criteria: the foster child was over 5 years old and the child did not have any disabilities. The mean age for when the data was collected was 11 years old. The mean time the children had been with their foster families was about 4 years. This study analyzed the relationship between the behavior problems presented by foster children and both the parenting style of foster parents and the kind of affection/communication they showed.
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