Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Great Recession onset spurs harsh parenting
Great Recession onset spurs harsh parenting: The onset of the Great Recession and, more generally, deteriorating economic conditions lead mothers to engage in harsh parenting, such as hitting or shouting at children, a team of researchers has found. But the effect is only found in mothers who carry a gene variation that makes them more likely to react to their environment.
Posted by CR Petersen at 6:31 PM