Parent Styles That Affected Child's Behavior

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Operational Definitions

Christen D. Webb

Bellevue University Online

Christen Webb

December 16, 2012

Assignment 3.3

Operational Definitions

The plan topic, of my proposed paper is still going to be based on ‘Parenting styles that affected child’s behavior’. In this paper, it’s going to clarify the variable of the three main parenting styles: authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive. A child development is strongly influenced by immediate family members particularly by their home environment, social environment and the culture that they grow up (Louv, D. A., 1998) Therefore the parent in child relationship is considered the most important also the nature of relationship interaction, discipline and dealing with the child’s behavior and emotions have an impact on the child’s developmental stages. However the way a parent raises his/her child is considered a parenting style.

The first empirical article I have chosen is the Relationship between Parenting Styles and Children’s Behavior Problems (Alizabeth S. 2011: Vol, 7). This article is basically explaining how the parenting styles in a socio-cultural have built a relationship with their child’s behavioral problems. The similarities between internalization in externalization problems are based off of emotional behavior. Internal problems categorized as depression, anxiety, withdrawal and physical complaints, where the external problem is categorized as violence, rebelliousness, disobedience and drug in alcohol abuse. The second empirical article is parenting and the different ways it can affect children’s lives: Research evidence (Uttling, D 2007). Just to summarize this article is where the researcher is reviewing the parenting aspect of mothers, fathers and children themselves, based on cultural, environmental, and geneticists. Therefore this article will cover parenting and outcomes for children, parenting and resilience, parenting and...
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