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Descriptor English: Parenting
Descriptor Spanish: Responsabilidad Parental
Descriptor Portuguese: Poder Familiar
Descriptor French: Pratiques éducatives parentales
Tree number(s): F01.829.263.370.310
SP9.020.010.020.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016487
Scope note: Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Annotation: parenting education: coordinate IM with EDUCATION, NONPROFESSIONAL (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
HI history
PX psychology
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Child Rearing (1970-1991)
Parent-Child Relations (1970-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Related: Child Rearing MeSH
DeCS ID: 29907
Unique ID: D016487
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/03
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Parenting - Preferred
Concept UI M0025169
Scope note Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Preferred term Parenting



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