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Table 2 Family communication patterns [31]

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 conversation orientation Low conversation orientation
High conformity orientation Consensual (balanced) Protective (strict disciplinarian)
Low conformity orientation Pluralistic (no discipline) Laissez-Faire (uninvolved)