Child Temperament Moderates Effects of Parent-Child Mutuality on Self-Regulation: A Relationship-Based Path for Emotionally Negative Infants

Child Development, 06/08/2012

For infants not prone to negative emotionality, there was no link between mutually responsive orientation (MRO) and self–regulation. The “regions of significance” analysis supported the differential susceptibility model not the diathesis–stress model.

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