Too much of a good thing?: An investigation into overparenting

Locke, Judith Y. (2014) Too much of a good thing?: An investigation into overparenting. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

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This project investigated the concept of overparenting, parenting which over uses valued parenting practices, such as protection and care for offspring. It established a clearer definition of overparenting as related to school-aged children, created a measure of overparenting, and showed that overparenting actions/beliefs to do with homework may impact on a child/adolescent's sense of responsibility for their academic achievements. Previously, most parenting research and education focussed on parenting approaches which deliver insufficient effort for children. This project showed that excessive responsiveness or assistance may also be detrimental.

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ID Code: 72871
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Kavanagh, David & Campbell, Marilyn
Additional Information: Thesis embargoed until 12 June 2017.
Keywords: overparenting, helicopter parenting, children, adolescents, measures, homework
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 09 Jul 2014 04:30
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 06:33

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