Comparative Study of Perceived Parenting Styles between Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Physically Ill Children in Outpatient Department at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.

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Boonmanee Kongkaew
Nuttorn Pityaratstian
Napakkawat Buathong


Objective : This study aimed to compare perceived parenting styles between children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and physically ill children in outpatient department at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.

Method : The comparative study was conducted in child and adolescent psychiatry outpatient department and pediatric outpatient department at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. The subjects were 204 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and physical illnesses. Questionnaires including parent information, SNAP-IV Rating Scale Thai version, sick child information, parenting styles, and medical treatment records were used.

Result : Caring parenting styles were 89.4% and 86.8% in the comparative group and the study group, respectively. There was no difference of perceived parenting styles between the groups. The result of association between perceived parenting style scores, ADHD scores, impulsive scores and stubborn scores in the study group showed a statistically positive association between supervisory parenting and stubborn behavior (P=0.012).

Conclusion : There was no association between attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and parenting styles in this study. The study result may be beneficial to parents in adjustment of stubborn child raising and further studies of association between parenting styles and child behaviors.

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Kongkaew, B., Pityaratstian, N., & Buathong, N. (2021). Comparative Study of Perceived Parenting Styles between Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Physically Ill Children in Outpatient Department at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand, 66(4), 393–402. Retrieved from
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