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Title: Parenting by lying in childhood is associated with negative developmental outcomes in adulthood
Authors: Setoh, Peipei
Zhao, Siqi
Santos, Rachel
Heyman, Gail D.
Lee, Kang
Keywords: Social sciences::Psychology
Issue Date: 2019
Source: Setoh, P., Zhao, S., Santos, R., Heyman, G. D. & Lee, K. (2019). Parenting by lying in childhood is associated with negative developmental outcomes in adulthood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 189, 104680-. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104680
Project: M4081490
MOE2016-SSRTG-017
Journal: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
Abstract: Parenting by lying refers to the parenting practice of deception to try to control children's behavioral and affective states. Although the practice is widely observed across cultures, few studies have examined its associations with psychological outcomes in adulthood. The current research fills this gap by sampling 379 young Singaporean adults who reported on their childhood exposure to parenting by lying, their current deceptive behaviors toward parents, and their psychosocial adjustment. Results revealed that the adults who remembered being exposed to higher levels of parenting by lying in childhood showed higher levels of deception toward their parents and higher levels of psychosocial maladjustment. Our findings suggest that parenting by lying may have negative implications for children's psychosocial functioning later in life.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/150615
ISSN: 0022-0965
DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104680
Rights: © 2019 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This paper was published in Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and is made available with permission of Elsevier Inc.
Fulltext Permission: embargo_20220207
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