Relationship Between Temperament And Parenting

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In this article, Kiff et al. reviewed the evidence of transaction and interaction relationships between parent’s behavioural control and a child’s temperament in relation to children’s adjustment issues. The authors used comprehensive researches from research databases, like Psychinfo, commenting on the design method related issues and evaluating the contributing effects of temperament and parental behaviour towards children’s negative affect, inclusive of frustration and irritability, fearfulness, effort control and impulsivity in relation to children’s emotional and social behaviours. Many studies have suggested that the degree of parenting influence depends on the child’s negative temperament as well as their level of reactivity and …show more content…
At the same time, Kiff et al. (2011) suggested the different responsiveness of the parent based on the child’s characteristics through the bidirectional relationship. The interactional relations, supported by other studies, suggested the prediction of a child’s possible adjustment problem depends on the responsiveness to parenting as well as their negative emotionality levels. The authors constructed the review moderately well defined. Looking at the title, although it somewhat states the purpose of the study, understanding the relationship between child temperament and parenting. However, the title of the article doesn’t hint the idea of the interaction between children’s adjustment issues as well as the parental behaviour and children’s temperament which in fact is another main topic in this research. Knowing the authors come from a Psychology Department in the University, the study can be related with other psychological theories and …show more content…
That is the understanding of social development and how it starts during infancy. Burton et al. (1971) suggests that, in relation to the parents over theirs child’s social development, the genetic characteristics do not play major influences on the child’s development. Its role exists but only to a certain extent. A past research discovered the different extents parents go to control their child’s actions and how they respond to their feelings. Kiff et al. (2011) demonstrated an explanation in this topic, regarding to the different parental behavioural control, either being warm and accepting or negative and

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