Sarah Cabecinha-Alati

Sarah Cabecinha-Alati
McGill University | McGill · Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

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Background Maternal mental health problems and poor parenting are thought to account for the intergenerational transmission of poor outcomes to offspring of mothers who have experienced child maltreatment. Objective Given that emotion regulation (ER) difficulties have been linked to adult psychopathology and maladaptive parenting, the goal of the...
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Objectives: Child maltreatment is a serious problem worldwide associated with numerous developmental and psychological problems that can impede children's short and long-term functioning. The negative effects of maltreatment may put children on a trajectory where they are likely to experience later abuse and even abuse their own children. While stu...
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Adults who have experienced child maltreatment report problems with emotion regulation (ER) and parenting difficulties, which have been associated with maladaptation in the next generation. However, parental emotion socialization is understudied in survivors of child maltreatment. The aim of the present study was to examine whether childhood polyvi...
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Using the newly developed 2-factor structure of the abbreviated Emotions as a Child Scale (Magai, 1996; Guo, Mrug & Knight, 2016), the present study aimed to examine the relationships between retrospective reports of parental emotion socialization strategies in childhood, emotion regulation (ER) in adulthood, and trait anxiety. Parents’ use of unsu...
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Background Parental emotion regulation (ER) and emotion socialization have been identified as key factors contributing to children's emotional competence; however, only a handful of studies have assessed the relationship between these constructs. Objective The goal of the present study was to determine whether parental ER would predict parents' se...
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Objectives: Adults with a history of childhood maltreatment report problems with emotion regulation (ER) and parenting, which can contribute to maladaptive outcomes in offspring. The following narrative review consists of a theoretical and empirical synthesis of the literature examining child maltreatment, emotion regulation, and parenting, with an...
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Background Despite burgeoning interest in the phenomenon of intergenerational continuity, literature concerning risk and protective factors in the context of child sexual abuse (CSA) is still underdeveloped. Objective Since the identification of such risk and protective factors is essential in order to break these negative cycles, the present stud...
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Parents who have experienced multiple forms of child maltreatment may be more likely to engage in unsupportive emotion socialization practices in response to anger, which in turn, could adversely impact their child’s emotion regulation. These targeted parents may benefit from interventions aimed at bolstering their own emotion regulation skills, wh...
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Cognitive reappraisal and higher levels of ER skills were both positively associated with parents’ use of supportive ES practices (Hypothesis 1). In contrast to previous literature, the present study found no associations between personality, ER, and unsupportive ES practices (Hypothesis 2). Parental ER skills predicted parents’ use of supportive E...

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Identifying risk and protective factors associated with the intergenerational continuity of child maltreatment and family violence.