publication . Thesis . 2009

The Relationship Between Parenting Style and Childhood Anxiety in an Ethnically Diverse South African Sample

Benoit, Kristy Elizabeth;
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  • Published: 22 Apr 2009
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
The role of parenting variables in the etiology of child anxiety has received significant attention in recent years. Parental control, in particular, has emerged as a significant predictor of child anxiety. Parental rejection and one of its components, parental warmth, have also been linked to child anxiety. It has been suggested that the interaction of these two variables may be especially important, such that the combination of high parental control and high parental rejection of low parental warmth will result in particularly elevated risk for anxiety. Furthermore, some researchers propose that ethnicity should be investigated as a moderator of the relationsh...
free text keywords: South Africa, Parenting, Child, Anxiety, Culture, Ethnicity
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