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Table 1 Parenting styles [67]

From: Relationship between body mass index and family functioning, family communication, family type and parenting style among African migrant parents and children in Victoria, Australia: a parent-child dyad study

  High level of sensitivity and emotional involvement Low level of sensitivity and emotional involvement
High demands for maturity and self-control Authoritative parenting style (respectful of child’s opinions but sets limits) Authoritarian parenting style (strict disciplinarian)
Low demands for maturity and self-control Permissive parenting style (no discipline) Neglectful parenting style (uninvolved)