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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977


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Parental practices contributing to the child's neuroses emergence 2579


Ragulina O.A.
educational psychologist, State Budgetary Educational Institution «City Psycho-Pedagogical Center» of Moscow Education Department, Moscow, Russia

Fokina A.V.
PhD in Philology, Chair of Developmental Psychology by L.F. Obukhova, Faculty of Educational Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The article is devoted to the overview of modern foreign studies exploring the nature, symptomatology and factors of neurotic disorders. The matter of estimating prevalence of neurotic disorders is being discussed. It provides information about somatic-vegetative and affective symptoms of neurotic disorders, depending on psychological factors (in particular, attachment, parenting style, marriage relationships, parental business, degree of awareness of psychogenic character of disorders). It also describes foreign studies, which show the role of psychogenic factor in the development of such disorders as ADHD, opposition-defiant disorder and learning disabilities. Parental practices contributed to child neurotic disorders emergence is analyzed. The "helicopter parents" and "lawnmower parents" are described. Authors use their experience of psychological work with families to describe some of these practices: "rejection of differentiation", "anxiety escort", "child's rectification".

Keywords: child-parent relationships, neuroses, factors of neurotic disorders, family, parenting, parental practices, over-controlling parenting, parental hostility, parental control, parental anxiety, neurotic parents

Column: Developmental psychology


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