Parenting Styles

Parenting styles have a big impact on child development. There are four different parenting styles: Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive, and Uninvolved parenting. Authoritarian Parenting requires children to follow strict rules which the parents enforce without explaining reasons for the rules. Parents who use this form of parenting have high demands. Authoritative Parenting is similar to authoritarian parenting because both require guidelines children must follow. These children tend to perform well in school and do not cause problems, but have poorer social skills, lower self esteem and higher levels of depression. However, Authoritative parents are responsive to their children and ...

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not involved in their children’s life. Parenting styles are based on two important elements of parenting which are parental responsiveness and parental demadingness. The primary role of a parent is to influence, teach, and control their ...

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Added: 3/18/2011 12:30:43 PM
Submitted By: nmfuller
Category: Psychology
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