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Levels of Parental Influence and the Effects on Children: Too Much, Not Enough, and Just Right

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dc.contributor.author Gefroh, Michelle
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-02T15:15:38Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-02T15:15:38Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11868/227
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses how different levels of parental involvement determine the type of person a child will be, and explains why authoritative parenting is optimal because it involves a mixture of high and low influence. It reveals that combining high and low parental influence with the authoritative parenting style can lead to the most positive effects on children and adolescents. Numerous sources in relation to this topic are referenced, such as academic journals, books, and an interview with Renee Patrick, an expert in the field of developmental psychology. This paper offers knowledge that can benefit parents and children because it is a topic that is relevant to their everyday lives. Parenting is a monumental part of how children develop, and it is important that they are able to mature into well-rounded and successful individuals. The purpose of this paper is to present the information to parents that authoritative parenting is superior to permissive and authoritarian. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Department of English and Writing, The University of Tampa en_US
dc.subject Developmental psychology en_US
dc.subject Parental influences en_US
dc.subject authoritative parenting en_US
dc.subject parenting styles en_US
dc.subject authoritarian parenting en_US
dc.subject permissive parenting en_US
dc.title Levels of Parental Influence and the Effects on Children: Too Much, Not Enough, and Just Right en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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