A Research On Parenting Aspects Of Military Connected Families And Their Children With Preschool Children

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Methodology We used the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses Approach (PRISMA) for generating and systematically reviewing and analyzing original published studies on military families, their children’s behaviors, and parenting interventions. Key definitions and MeSH terms used were military personnel, parent, parenting, child-rearing, veteran, and parent-child intervention. Inclusion criteria for this review consisted the study needed to be original research addressing parenting aspects of military connected families and their children with preschool children as the part or central focus of the sample, or testing an intervention study that addressed these concepts. Exclusion criteria consisted of omitting studies of military connected families without preschool children, and non-English-language and non US military samples. After determining the inclusion and exclusion criteria, the terms were entered into PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, PsychInfo, Web of Science, and EMbase for the years 2001-2014, yielding over 11,800 records. Further search within the reference lists and bibliographies of the analyzed studies and previous review articles on similar subjects revealed two additional studies that were included in the final review. This resulted in 21 published studies meeting criteria. Please see figure 1 for details of research synthesis method.

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Deployment effects and children health outcomes. The current literature reveals both parent…

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