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April 02, 2018 Monday 01:13:07 PM IST

Effective Parenting Strategies To Reduce Disruptive Behaviour

Parent Interventions

Most parenting programmes aim to teach parents how to reduce disruptive behaviour in their children. A new research looked at more than 150 studies of these programmes, identifying differences that worked best according to whether or not children already showed behavioural problems.

The study was conducted at the University of Amsterdam, Cardiff University, University of Oxford, and Utrecht University. “We found that when severely disruptive behaviour had already emerged in children, a combination of teaching parents how to manage behaviour along with relationship-building strategies was more effective than just teaching parents how to manage behaviour,” explains Patty Leijten, Assistant Professor of Child Development at the University of Amsterdam, who led the study.

Severely disruptive behaviour was clinically defined as “openly uncooperative and hostile behaviour, including frequent temper tantrums, excessive arguing with adults, and deliberate attempts to annoy or upset others”. Behaviour management strategies include “praise to increase positive behaviour and negative consequences like timeouts to reduce disruptive behaviour”. Relationship-building strategies, the study suggested, include encouraging parents to be sensitive to their children’s needs.



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