Study: Controlling parents have maladaptive perfectionist kids — Quartz

Common sense suggests that being too critical or overbearing is not a great way to parent. Now science can back that up. In a five-year study of primary school children in Singapore, researchers found that children with controlling parents are more likely to be overly critical of themselves, a problem that increases with age. Being…

via Study: Controlling parents have maladaptive perfectionist kids — Quartz

Author: Shane O'Mara

Neuroscientist

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