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Authoritarian Parenting Style And Its Effects

Authoritarian Parenting Style And Its Effects
By Stephen Walton © 2012 What's It All About?... and What Are It's Effects The "Authoritarian Parenting Style" is an extremely strict form of parenting that expects a child to adhere to rules and regulations set out by the parents with little or no input or communication from the child. Developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind in her studies based on the dimensions of "Parental Responsiveness" and "Parental Demandingness" conclude that: This type of parenting style is a harsh, rigid emotional climate that is low in parental responsiveness (the nurturing aspect of the child) and high in parental demandingness (control over the child). Open communication is generally not an option in this type of parenting style. Authoritarian parents feel they are the boss and their children should conform to the their demands without question. The rules are expected to be adhered to with no room for negotiation. Effects of The Authoritarian Parenting Style Why Some Parents Use This Approach Links

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Permissive Parenting Style By Stephen Walton © 2012 What's It All About... and... What Are its Effects? The Permissive Parenting Style is an extremely relaxed approach where parents are generally warm, nurturing and affectionate. However, they are overly accepting of their children's behaviour, good or bad. They feel their children are capable of making their own decisions with little parental guidance. Authoritative Parenting Style By Stephen Walton © 2012 What's It All About?... and... What Are Some Effects Uninvolved Parenting Style By Stephen Walton © 2012 The Uninvolved Parenting style (often referred to as neglectful parenting) as the name implies, the parent is totally disengaged and emotionally uninvolved in their child's life. There is little if any expression of love and affection. Developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind in her studies based on the dimensions of "Parental Responsiveness" and "Parental Demandingness" conclude that: The uninvolved parenting style is low in parental responsiveness (the nurturing aspect of the child) and low in parental demandingness (control over the child). Often these parents provide only the basic needs of food and shelter.

What Is Authoritative Parenting? Authoritative parenting is characterized by reasonable demands and high responsiveness. While authoritative parents might have high expectations for their children, they also give their kids the resources and support they need to succeed. Parents who exhibit this style listen to their kids and provide love and warmth in addition to limits and fair discipline. This approach to parenting avoids punishment and threats and instead relies on strategies such as positive reinforcement. Brief History Authoritarian parenting: What happens to the kids? Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas © 2010-2017 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved The authoritarian parenting style is about being strict and stern. It insists on unquestioning obedience, and enforces good behavior through threats, shaming, and other punishments. As defined by psychologists, it's also a style associated with less parental warmth and responsiveness (Baumrind 1991).

The authoritative parenting style: An evidence-based guide © 2010 - 2017 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved What is authoritative parenting? The authoritative parenting style is an approach to child-rearing that combines warmth, sensitivity, and the setting of limits. Still unsure? Take this quiz to find out! Parenting Styles No one denies that parenting is difficult, but you can make it easier on yourself by identifying your parenting style. According to scientists, there are four parenting styles. Parents are authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, or neglectful. Identifying where you fall on the spectrum is a great way to determine what you need to work on to become a better parent. What’s in a Style?

What’s the ‘best’ parenting style to raise a successful child? Since kids don’t come with an instruction manual, we are all just forced to figure it out as we go along. So it’s likely that the way you parent is influenced by the way you were parented, and probably complicated by the way your partner (if you have one) chooses to parent. There are several parenting styles that most experts agree on, and each one affects our children differently. While some reports favor specific parenting styles over others, Marsha Ferrick, Ph.D., BCC, licensed clinical psychologist says there really isn’t a best parenting style.

What Is Permissive Parenting? Permissive parenting is a type of parenting style characterized by low demands with high responsiveness. Permissive parents tend to be very loving, yet provide few guidelines and rules. These parents do not expect mature behavior from their children and often seem more like a friend than a parental figure.

What Are The Effects Of Uninvolved Parenting On Kids? Uninvolved or neglectful parenting is detrimental to a child’s emotional growth and wellbeing. Studies have shown children of neglectful parenting grow up to be social recluses, do not do well in school, fall victims to bullying and substance abuse, and are more susceptible to mental ailments like depression when they grow up. Neglectful parents do more harm to the child’s growth than abusive parents. The right intervention at the right time can steer parents towards positive parenting. Parenting involves a lot of give and take.

Characteristics and Effects of Uninvolved Parenting Uninvolved parenting, sometimes referred to as neglectful parenting, is a style characterized by a lack of responsiveness to a child's needs. Uninvolved parents make few to no demands of their children and they are often indifferent, dismissive, or even completely neglectful. The Major Parenting Styles During the 1960s, psychologist Diana Baumrind described three different parenting styles based on her research with preschool-age children: authoritarian, authoritative, and permissive parenting. In later years, researchers added a fourth style known as uninvolved parenting.

Authoritarian Parents are too autocratic. They disregard their children's rights and opinions leaving them unhappy and full of grievances. Children brought up by such parents are unable to voice their ideas thus limiting their potential to excel. Children may end up feeling doubtful and unsure about themselves. by jeanlau001 Sep 22