father factor

father 'factor'

Psychology A popular term for the ill-defined constellation of components that a father contributes to a person's personality development and psychologic maturation. See Two-parent advantage.
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Esquibel played an integral role in the creation of Father Factor, a Cheyenne-based nonprofit organization with the goal of helping every father be the best he can be.
No one (particularly me--I wrote The Father Factor) would argue against the commonsense logic that fathers are invaluable to their children's development.
The total score and each subscale score of the PDQ-4+ demonstrated significant positive relationships with the antipathy toward father factor score and the antipathy toward mother factor score of the CECA.Q (Bifulco et al., 2005).
The Father Factor: How Your Father's Legacy Impacts Your Career comes from a psychologist who maintains the influence of a father is key to understanding choices and roadblocks in a career.
The father factor; how your father's legacy impacts your career.
The Father Factor: What You Need to Know to Make a Difference, by Dr.
There wouldn't be the father factor, either; she keeps telling him she wants no part of him, but viewers desperately need him to keep showing up: On a human level, their relationship is the most interesting thing here.
This analysis indicated significant noninvariance between the mother and father factor solutions, [DELTA][chi square](20) = 298.43, p < .001; [DELTA]CFI = .011; [DELTA]NNF1 = .008.
The responsible fathering model, with its emphasis on contextual or environmental influences, underscores the importance of the father's relationship with the mother and with his social support network in combination with his own traits and experiences with his own father, which Doherty and colleagues call the internal father factor.
Regardless of fathers' prior experiences with violence, virtually all were aware of neighborhood threats to young children's safety, so this "father factor" may have been less salient in predicting paternal safety behaviors.
By asking questions on separate pages, it appears that youth and emerging adults' reports of mother and father factors gain considerably greater independence, allowing more elegant statistical analyses that might be more readily interpreted.