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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Authoritarian Parenting On Adults

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Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Parenting styles: Parenting is a very difficult job and there is no formal training. Generally, people learn to parent as they were parented- since they are the only roll models around. So, many parents either copy their parents techniques or go the other way. Authoritarian parenting may be the model for many people and they have no idea how to change their style. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Could a parents mental health effect a child as a adult?

Could a parents mental health effect a child as a adult?

Definitely : There is even an organization for it: www.Aacap.Org/aacap/families_and_youth/facts_for... Mental illnesses in parents represent a risk for children in the family. These children have a higher risk for developing mental illnesses than other children. ...Read more

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If your parent is diagnosed with crohn's, should their adult child be examined for signs?

If your parent is diagnosed with crohn's, should their adult child be examined for signs?

Not right now: Crohn's disease has many genetic components so it is too complicated to say for sure what the risk is that your children will get crohns. However the risk is definitely elevated above the general population--perhaps a 5-10 fold risk above someone else of your same ethnic background. No screening is necessary but if the child has GI complaints they should be checked out. ...Read more

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After a childhood of sexual abuse, bullying and parental neglect, how can someone as an adult bring themselves to trust again?

After a childhood of sexual abuse, bullying and parental neglect, how can someone as an adult bring themselves to trust again?

Therapy: With someone who is trained in working with victims of abuse and neglect. You also want to find someone that you can feel somewhat comfortable with. You can find a local psychologist here: locator.Apa.Org ask about special experience in working with survivors of trauma and neglect. Be well. ...Read more

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How typical is it for high functioning autistic adults to live with their parents?

How typical is it for high functioning autistic adults to live with their parents?

Depends : High functioning individuals may still struggle with the skills needed to completely live independently and require additional help. If they do not live in an area that has services for adults this role may completely fall to the parents. If they are fortunate there may be supervised adult housing and vocational training that will lead to increased independence. ...Read more

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How likely is it that I have essential hypertension (vs. Secondary) as an adult when both parents did not?

How likely is it that I have essential hypertension (vs. Secondary) as an adult when both parents did not?

Not unusual: Hypertension is about twice as common in subjects who have one or two hypertensive parents and multiple epidemiologic studies suggest that genetic factors account for approximately 30 percent of the variation in blood pressure in various populations. I find, however, that frequently patients will have parents that have hypertension that has simply not been diagnosed. ...Read more

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What are the consequences (emotions, relationship, etc.) on an adult person of emotionally distant parents during childhood?

What are the consequences (emotions, relationship, etc.) on an adult person of emotionally distant parents during childhood?

Distant parents: This is difficult in 400 words. Your first learning was from your parents. You pattern you life on your past learning. You are an adult now and the consequences are choices. You can chose your behaviors and those choices will determine your feelings and how you treat others and feel about it. That determines how you feel about your self and your parents. You do have control. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of CP & doc thought i had, but my parents never followed thru with the tests. As an adult how i can I confirm a diagnosis?

I have all the symptoms of CP & doc thought i had, but my parents never followed thru with the tests.  As an adult how i can I confirm a diagnosis?

Doctor can evaluate: First, one can see her primary care doctor. Then, one can see a physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor). The physiatrist (also called pm&r doctor) can examine the muscles and their function. If there is no pm&r doctor in the community, one can also see a neurologist. ...Read more

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All my adult life I have tried to stay fit and avoid having problems like my parents and aunts and uncles. What other steps can I take to avoid overuse syndrome?

All my adult life I have tried to stay fit and avoid having problems like my parents and aunts and uncles. What other steps can I take to avoid overuse syndrome?

Not good: Condition that occurs when injury causes generalized painful swelling and increased pressure within a compartment to the point that blood cannot supply the muscles and nerves with oxygen and nutrients. Muscles in the forearm, lower leg and other body areas are separated by fibrous bands of tissues into compartments. ...Read more

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