Familial structure wherein rules are not questioned, and no lenience to those rules exists. May result in behavioral or emotional difficulties for children raised in this type of environment.

RIGID FAMILY: "Children raised in a rigid family may have an authoritarian mindset."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RIGID FAMILY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rigid-family/ (accessed September 26, 2021).