Impactos psicológicos de la COVID-19 en la parentalidad y el comportamiento infantil en familias brasileñas: efectos de mediación de la salud mental positiva de los padres



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parentalidad, comportamiento infantil, salud mental, COVID-19, pandemia


Este estudio tuvo como objetivo investigar los impactos psicológicos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en la salud mental positiva de los padres, la parentalidad y el comportamiento de los niños. Participaron 150 padres, en su mayoría mujeres (82 %), con una edad media de 38 años (DE = 5.4), madres de niños entre 3 y 11 años (M = 6.1; DE = 2.5). Los resultados muestran que los impactos psicológicos de la pandemia de COVID-19 tuvieron un efecto mediador a través de la salud mental de los padres en el comportamiento del niño; sin embargo, no tuvo un efecto significativo sobre la parentalidad. Nuestros resultados confirman algunas expectativas reportadas por investigadores brasileños e internacionales, quienes predijeron deficiencias en la vida diaria de las familias y el comportamiento de los niños durante el período de aislamiento social.


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Souza, C. D. de, Coltro, B. P., Paraventi, L., Lunkes, S. ., Garcia, M. E., & Vieira, M. L. (2022). Impactos psicológicos de la COVID-19 en la parentalidad y el comportamiento infantil en familias brasileñas: efectos de mediación de la salud mental positiva de los padres. Ciencias Psicológicas, 16(2), e-2363.




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