AUTHORITARIAN PARENTING

refers to a restrictive parenting style, which is characterized by the parent demanding obedience, deemphasizing collaboration and dialogue, and employing strong forms of punishment to extinguish unwanted behavior. Compare with authoritative parenting- permissive parenting- rejecting-neglecting parenting. |first described by U.S. developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind (1927- )]

AUTHORITARIAN PARENTING: "A person who uses authoritarian parenting makes great demands on the children without listening to their preferences or opinions."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "AUTHORITARIAN PARENTING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/authoritarian-parenting/ (accessed October 20, 2018).
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