The Role of Families in Young Children's Mental Health
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- family; mental health; early childhood
The major goal is to provide the understanding on how important the role of family in young children's mental health.The condition of family plays an important role in children's development, especially on their mental health development. Based on previous studies, mental health in early childhood is in consequence of several factors, starting from genes, to the parenting method applied by the family and environment. The problem that arise in this modern life is that there are numbers of mothers be at work, so that they are lack in caring and nurturing their children. The educational role of mothers, as well as nurturing, and caring to their children was take effect on child's mental health from early childhood. There were several factors that underlying their decision to be at work. Among others are economic factors (living in poverty), as well as solely to career. Thereupon the deficiency on nurturing occur as the result, their children being neglected and exhibit the seeking-for-attention-behavioral-pattern; not even rule out the possibility of maladaptive behavior. There was a sense of anxiety, difficulty in learning, and a hyperactive behavior as the psychological impact of mental health disorders in children. The countermeasures for mental health disorders in children was starting within the family. The role of a good family will also foster children's good mental health from early childhood.
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TY - CONF AU - Lala Rubiyah PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - The Role of Families in Young Children's Mental Health BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1 EP - 3 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icece-17.2018.1 DO - 10.2991/icece-17.2018.1 ID - Rubiyah2017/12 ER -