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Parents’ Psychological Factors Promoting Children’s Mental Health and Emotional Regulation During the COVID-19 Lockdown
Titolo Rivista: MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA 
Autori/Curatori: Mara Morelli, Elena Cattelino, Roberto Baiocco, Emiddia Longobardi, Carmen Trumello, Alessandra Babore, Carla Candelori, Antonio Chirumbolo 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2021 Fascicolo: 1 Focus monotematico. COVID-19 e funzionamento familiare Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  17 P. 47-63 Dimensione file:  205 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MAL2021-001004
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On March 9th, 2020 Italy went into lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Several studies showed how the pandemic had a negative impact on children’s psychologi-cal well-being. The present research studied how parents can promote their children’s psy-chological well-being, in order to understand how to help parents in managing this unprec-edented situation. A total of 277 parents of children aged 6 to 13 years old completed an online survey. MANCOVA analyses showed that children with more anxiety and depres-sion, more lability/negativity and less emotional regulation had parents with more psycho-logical distress, less regulatory emotional self-efficacy, and less parenting self-efficacy (all p < .01). Parents were important protective factor for their children’s mental health during the lockdown.

Le variabili psicologiche genitoriali che promuovono la salute mentale e la regolazione emotiva dei bambini durante il lockdown legato al COVID-19. A marzo 2020 l’Italia è an-data in lockdown per la diffusione della pandemia COVID-19. Diversi studi hanno mostra-to come la pandemia ha effetti negativi sul benessere psicologico dei bambini. Questo stu-dio ha indagato come i genitori possono promuovere il benessere psicologico dei bambini, per capire come aiutarli a gestire questa situazione senza precedenti. 277 genitori di bambini tra 6 e 10 anni hanno compilato una survey online. Le analisi MANCOVA mostrano che bambini con più ansia/depressione, più labilità/negatività e meno regolazione emotiva han-no genitori con più malessere psicologico, meno autoefficacia genitoriale e nella regolazione delle emozioni (tutte le p < .01). I genitori sono importanti fattori di protezione per la salute mentale dei figli durante il lockdown.
Keywords: Pandemia, bambini, benessere psicologico, regolazione emotiva, autoefficacia genitoriale

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