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Parents' transitions into and out of work-family conflict and children's mental health: Longitudinal influence via family functioning

Dinh, Huong; Cooklin, Amanda R; Leach, Liana S; Westrupp, Elizabeth M; Nicholson, Jan M; Strazdins, Lyndall


The demands arising from the combination of work and family roles can generate conflicts (work-family conflicts), which have become recognized as major social determinants of mothers' and fathers' mental health. This raises the question of the potential effects on children. The current study of 2496 Australian families (7652 observations from children aged 4-5 up to 12-13 years) asks whether changes in children's mental health corresponds with changes in mothers' and fathers' work-family...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-12
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.10.017
Access Rights: Open Access


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