Parenting quality and childrens mental health: biological mechanisms and psychological interventions

Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 06/01/2012

Scott S – Parenting programmes are effective in increasing the security of infant children's attachments, and reducing conduct problems/antisocial behaviour in childhood, and they can be effective at a population level in preventing abuse. These programmes are now widening their reach to cover a broader range of children's outcomes such as literacy and obesity.

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