Although difficult to accept the parents in front of family or friends, research shows that nonetheless favor one child than another.
Research by Canadians has shown that the more different style of raising children from the same family, the more negative would be that the impact on the mental health of all family members.
"This discovery is very surprising," said Jenny Jenkins, professor of applied psychology and human development at the University of Toronto and leader of the study. "We expected that the so-called" differential growth "only affects the dynamics between parents and children. However, it is shown that it affects the whole family ".
"Increase or differential education" is actually fancy name for what it actually represents favoring one child versus another.
The research, which was published in the journal "Child Development" lasted four years. For this period, followed 400 Canadian families with survey method and direct observations.
Prof. Jenkins and her team have found that children of parents who did not treat their children the same, had more problems with care and social relations that have continued well into adulthood.
Researchers have discovered that the growth or differential education is also associated with several factors, such as poverty, mental illness and history of abuse in the family, transmit Koha.net.
Equally so, research has shown that women who have been under emotional stress longer and were less financial rights of their children.