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Overnight care patterns following parental separation: Associations with emotion regulation in infants and young children

McIntosh, Jennifer; Smyth, Bruce; Kelaher, Margaret


Children living in a shared-time parenting arrangement following separation (also known as joint physical custody or dual residence) spend equal or near-equal amounts of day and night time with each parent. Little data exist regarding developmental sequelae of such arrangements for infants. The current study examined a theoretically driven question: Are there associations between quantum of overnight stays away from a primary resident parent and the infant's settledness, or emotion regulation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Family Studies


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