Personality and Job Stress: A Comparison of Direct Effects on Parenting

  • Angel Blanch, Anton Aluja
  • The Spanish Journal of Psychology, November 2011, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.5209/rev_sjop.2011.v14.n2.15

What is it about?

Personality and job characterisics are compared concerning their relationship with parenting. Whereas personality is more predictive of parenting, work characteristics also play a certain role on parenting behavior.

Why is it important?

Parenting can depend on both, individual differences on personality, but key variables from the work environment can also influence parenting behavior.


Dr. Angel Blanch
University of Lleida

The interface of work and family are important for daily life. The study adds to the evidence about the interplay of both systems in predicting an important behavior such as parenting.

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