Wrap Up

I just wanted to briefly discuss what I have found. In all three empirical studies and one of the newspaper articles I attached it was made pretty clear that the authoritarian parenting style can really cause for negative outcomes things like depression, behavioural problems, and obesity. These three issues are very serious and can have…

Youtube Clips and News Articles

Here I have some youtube clips and news articles on the different parenting styles. The first clip is about the authoritarian approach to parenting and discusses the implications of it: This second youtube clip looks at the authoritative approach to parenting and is an example from the show Full House: This youtube clip is about…

Parenting Style and Risk of Obesity in Children

My third and final discussion on an empirical study will be of the article titled Parenting style and obesity risk in children by Kakinami, Barnett, Seguin, and Paradis. (2015) Kakinami, Barnett, Seguin, and Paradis (2015) did a study to find out whether or not the type of parenting style a parent used was related to…

Parenting Styles and Implications for Child Behaviours

The second empirical study I am going to look at is one conducted by Tavassolie, Dudding, Madigan, Thorvardarson, and Winsler titled Difference in Perceived Parenting Style Between Mothers and Fathers: Implications for Child Outcomes and Marital Conflict. (2016) This study looks at the different approaches parents use in parenting and what the effects are on…

Authoritarian Parenting and Youth Depression

The first empirical study I will be discussing is one titled, Authoritarian parenting and youth depression: Results from a national study by King, Vidourek, and Merianos. (2016) King, Vidourek, and Merianos (2016) studied the three types of parenting and made some specific references to the authoritarian approach to parenting and how it caused for depression…

Permissive Parenting

According to the Process of Parenting by Jane Brooks (2013) permissive parenting is the final type of parenting style that exists and is defined as: “Permissive parents set few limits on the child. They accepted the child’s impulses, granting as much freedom as possible while still maintaining safety.” (Brooks, 2013, 102) These types of parents…

Authoritarian Parenting

According to The Process of Parenting by Jane Brooks (2013) an authoritarian parent is: “Authoritarian parents employed similar firm control (*as authoritative*) but in an arbitrary, power oriented way without regard for the child’s individuality.” (Brooks, 2013, 101) Authoritarian parents wanted control but didn’t provide any nurture or support to help their children with it….

Authoritative Parenting

According to the Process of Parenting by Jane Brooks authoritative parenting is: “Authoritative parents exercised firm control over the child’s behaviour but also emphasized independence and individuality in the child.”(Brooks, 2013, 101) Authoritative parents are “rational, flexible, and attentive” (Brooks, 2013, 101) in meeting the needs of their children. Here is an article on the…