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Project: Antecedents of autonomy-supportive and psychologically controlling parenting: a correlational and experimental approach

01-OCT-07 – 30-SEP-10

This project aims to examine three types of antecedents in the prediction of autonomysupportive versus psychologically controlling parenting. Specifically, we will examine the role of social-contextual factors (such as the family's financial situation), personality features (such as parental perfectionism), and child factors (such as temperament). The project entails a longitudinal study and an experimental study with parents and adolescents.