Helping or hovering? The (unintended) consequences of helicopter parenting (Schiffrin et al., 2014)

Researchers based at the Department of Psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Vermont set out to examine previously asserted links between over-controlling parenting, or ‘helicopter parenting’, and higher levels of child anxiety, depression and dissatisfaction with life (Schiffrin, Liss, Miles-McLean, Geary, Erchull & Tashner, 2014, p. 548). Researchers…
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