All results from the Generations² study will be published in international scientific journals. The PhD candidates at the Generations² study work towards a collection of scientific articles culminating in a doctoral thesis.

PhD thesis Dr. Marije Verhage

December 6th 2013

From expecting to experiencing: The role of parenting self-efficacy in the transition to parenthood

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  PhD thesis: Dr. Floortje Kunseler
June 9th 2015

A longitudinal and experimental analysis of the transition to parenthood: Explaining parenting self-efficacy, anxiety symptoms, and depressive symptoms

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PhD thesis: Dr. Juliëtte Cassé
November 9th 2015

Maternal resilience and parenting self-efficacy: A multi-method analysis of mediation and moderation effects

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Cassé, J. F. H., Oosterman, M., & Schuengel, C. (2015). Verbal persuasion and resilience of parenting self-efficacy: Preliminary findings of an experimental approach. Family Science, 6(1), 23-30.

Huizink, A. C., Menting, B., Oosterman, M., Verhage, M. L., Kunseler, F. C., & Schuengel, C. (2014). The interrelationship between pregnancy specific anxiety and general anxiety across pregnancy. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 35, 92-100. doi: 10.3109/0167482X.2014.944498

Kunseler, F. C., Willemen, A. M., Oosterman, M., & Schuengel, C. (2014). Changes in parenting self-efficacy and mood symptoms in the transition to parenthood: A bidirectional association. Parenting: Science and Practice, 14, 215-234. doi:10.1080/15295192.2014.972758

Verhage, M. L., Oosterman, M., & Schuengel, C. (2013). Parenting self-efficacy is associated with cry perception, not autonomic responses, during a cry response task. Parenting-Science and Practice, 13(4), 253-265. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2013.832570

Verhage, M. L., Oosterman, M., & Schuengel, C. (2013). Parenting self-efficacy predicts perceptions of infant negative temperament characteristics, not vice versa. Journal of Family Psychology, 27(5), 844-849. doi: 10.1037/a0034263
Wernand, J. J., Kunseler, F. C., Oosterman, M., Beekman, A. T., & Schuengel, C. (2014). Prenatal changes in parenting self-efficacy: Linkages with anxiety and depressive symptoms in primiparous women. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(1), 42-50.