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Psico-USF

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CIA, Fabiana  and  BARHAM, Elizabeth Joan. Influences father's work conditions on father-child relationship. Psico-USF (Impr.) [online]. 2006, vol.11, n.2, pp.257-264. ISSN 1413-8271.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-82712006000200014.

The aim of this study was to identify the work conditions that influence father-child relationship. A total of 58 fathers, whose child was at fifth or sixth grade, participated in this study. The fathers completed the questionnaire "Evaluation of work conditions and involvement of the father with his child - Paternal version". The measures of work conditions presented significant correlations with father's satisfaction concerning his family performance. This scale, in turn, presented correlations with the measures of father-child involvement. Therefore, the relation between work conditions and father-child involvement was mediated by the satisfaction of the father with his family performance. These results indicate the need to identify and alter the work rules and conditions, which restrict fathers' opportunities to participate in their family routines.

Keywords : Father-child relationship; Work conditions; Father.

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