Family emotional socialization processes: Models of functioning and psychosocial risk. An analysis of the literature.
Journal Title: MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA
Author/s: Ada Cigala, Arianna Mori, Antonella Reho
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This paper proposes a literature review concerning the pro-cesses of emotional socialization in the family context. The characteristics of the emotional socialization processes are described starting from the analysis of the main results of the empirical studies and of some theoretical models. Particular attention is dedicated to the studies that have analysed families at high psychosocial risk (maltreatment and psychopathological symptoms). In the last part of the review a validated training for parents is presented that aimed to promoting emotional coaching socialization. The effi-cacy of this training has been evaluated in several studies both through a normative and clinical population.
Keywords: Emotional socialization, emotional regulation, maltreatment, psycho-social risk, emotional coaching.
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Ada Cigala, Arianna Mori, Antonella Reho, Family emotional socialization processes: Models of functioning and psychosocial risk. An analysis of the literature. in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 2/2018, pp. 11-29, DOI:10.3280/MAL2018-002002