The Effects of Mother's Parenting Stress on Children's Problematic Behavior in the Times of Convergence : The Moderating Effects of Father's Parenting Participation

융복합시대 어머니의 양육 스트레스가 유아의 문제행동에 미치는 영향 : 아버지의 양육 참여의 조절효과

  • 김은덕 (서울한영대학원 사회복지학과) ;
  • 박찬상 (서울한영대학원 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2017.11.16
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.31


This study aims to examine the moderating effects of father's parenting participation on the effects of mother's parenting stress on children's problematic behavior. To reveal this, the 3rd year data of Panel Study on Korean Children was analyzed. The results of the analysis are like below. First, mother's parenting stress was a main factor having effects on children's internalization and externalization. The correlation and regression analysis showed that mother's parenting stress had positive effects on children's internalization and externalization. Second, father's parenting participation had no effects on children's problematic behavior. Third, mother's parenting stress had effects on children's internalization based on the interactions with father's parenting participation. In other words, father's parenting participation had moderating effects on the effects of mother's parenting stress on children's contraction and depression/anxiety. Based on it, the educational and welfare suggestions were made.


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