Cinderella Effect

Cinderella Effect

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Powerful evidence in support of the Cinderella effect comes from the finding that when abusive parents have both step and genetic children, they generally spare their genetic children. In such families, stepchildren were exclusively targeted 9 out of 10 times in one study and in 19 of 22 in another.[6] In addition to displaying higher rates of negative behaviors (e.g., abuse) toward stepchildren, stepparents display fewer positive behaviors toward stepchildren than do the genetic parents. For example, on average, stepparents invest less in education, play with stepchildren less, take stepchildren to the doctor less, etc.[6] This discrimination against stepchildren is unusual compared to abuse statistics involving the overall population given "the following additional facts: (1) when child abuse is detected,show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Vadpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135626450
  • 9786135626452