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Child Rearing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Child Rearing
Tree Number(s)
F01.318
Unique ID
D002668
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002668
Annotation
check also tag CHILD or specific; differentiate from PARENTING which emphasizes the role & responsibility of the parent while CHILD REARING emphasizes the upbringing: if in doubt use term of author
Scope Note
The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Entry Term(s)
Childrearing
See Also
Parenting
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Child Rearing Preferred
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