CARETAKING BEHAVIOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The behaviour of parents and parental figures who attend to a child's needs. See care of young- parental behaviour. CARETAKING BEHAVIOR: "Caretaking behaviour is shown by parents of an infant." Related Psychology Terms CARETAKING BEHAVIOR CARE OF YOUNG BASIC MISTRUST BIPARENTAL CARE AFTERCARE FATHER-IDEAL CARE OF YOUNG NONGENETIC INHERITANCE MIMETIC BEGGING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARETAKING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/caretaking-behavior-2/ (accessed December 9, 2019).