Harsh, critical parenting may lead to anxiety

A Scientific American article that explains research done by Stony Brook University where very critical parenting seems to be linked to the development of anxiety later on in the life of the children.

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On yelling

In this article, Rachel talks about how instead of yelling at her children, she learned to be empathic with them, and how this radically changed their relationship quality.  “Yelling shuts down the communication; it severs the bond; it causes people to separate – instead of come closer.”