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The Effect of Infant Rearing Practices on the Personalities of Children in Egypt

@article{Brink1994TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Infant Rearing Practices on the Personalities of Children in Egypt},
  author={J. Brink},
  journal={Pre- and Peri-natal Psychology Journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={8},
  pages={237}
}
  • J. Brink
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology
  • Pre- and Peri-natal Psychology Journal
ABSTRACT: In a village in Egypt two patterns of infant and child rearing were observed. Uneducated mothers living in extended families used a high contact style of infant rearing and child nurses to produce children who were cooperative, family oriented and highly attached to their mother. Educated women living in nuclear families used a low contact style of infant rearing and adult caretakers to produce children who were ego oriented and able to achieve independently of their family. I… Expand
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