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MeSH HeadingParenting
Tree NumberF01.829.263.370.310
Annotationdifferentiate from CHILD REARING which emphasizes the upbringing while PARENTING emphasizes the role of the parent: read MeSH definitions but if in doubt use term of author
Scope NotePerforming the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
See AlsoChild Rearing
Allowable QualifiersEH HI PX TD
Previous Indexing Child Rearing (1970-1991)
Previous Indexing Parent-Child Relations (1970-1991)
History Note92
Date of Entry19910103
Unique IDD016487

MeSH Tree Structures

Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms [F01]
   Psychology, Social [F01.829]
      Family [F01.829.263]
         Family Relations [F01.829.263.370]
Family Conflict [F01.829.263.370.054]
Intergenerational Relations [F01.829.263.370.110]
Maternal Behavior [F01.829.263.370.215]  +
Maternal Deprivation [F01.829.263.370.240]
Parent-Child Relations [F01.829.263.370.290]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeParenting [F01.829.263.370.310]
Paternal Behavior [F01.829.263.370.330]
Paternal Deprivation [F01.829.263.370.380]
Sibling Relations [F01.829.263.370.450]

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