What is Authoritarian Parenting?
- A restrictive, punitive style in which the parent exhorts the child to follow the parent's directions and value hard work and effort (Santrock, 2003)
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is this kind of parenting all about? What are its main features?
- How does this differ from other parenting styles? What are the usual consequences in children? Is it more effective in certain cultures than in others?
- Does it promote the development of dependent personality disorder? How?