Permissive Parenting Styles

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Register to read the introduction… With an autocratic parenting style it is obvious that there is a parent and a child or one can look at it as an inferior and superior relationship. This has been found not to be as effective because there is no responsibility in these types of children. These children have no free choice in anything which can make it difficult for them especially when they are confronted with tough choices of their own. Permissive parenting is just as ineffective as autocratic parenting because of the children doing what they want when they want. There is no level of control and these children are also more inclined to experimenting with drugs, sex and alcohol. We will see later on in this paper factors that could lead to depression or depression could lead to this …show more content…
A connection between parents and their children is a protective factor against a number of undesirable outcomes for children (Roth and Brooks-Gunn 2000).
Previous studies have found that adolescents with close relationships to their parents had lower levels of depression (Ge et al 1996) and that closeness to parents mediated the effects of stressful life events and the development of depression (Dmitrieva et al 2004). Further study has also shown that contact between parents and children is protective against negative psychosocial outcomes.

Thus shift work could affect adolescents negatively if the relationship is negative or the routine is mismanaged, or positively if monitoring is good and sets a positive home environment or it could be neutral if there are both positive and negative effects. Han, W.J., & Miller, D.P.(2009)

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