FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 62 a term that is used to describe a person's sense of duty towards members of their own family and in particular the child-parent obligation. Also called filial duty. FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY: "Joe's filial responsibility was to his children." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide FAMILY CARE CHILD PSYCHIATRY Developing a Case Study ANTISOCIAL REACTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Hitler and Conformity Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filial-responsibility/ (accessed December 2, 2022).