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This study aimed to investigate the common parental treatment patterns among parents in the State of Kuwait, and the effect of the gender variable on the prevalence of parental treatment patterns in the State of Kuwait during the Corona pandemic. The study used the analytical survey approach due to its compatibility to the study nature. The study sample consisted of (668) parents of primary school students, and they were selected from Hawalli education district during the academic year 2021/2022. A scale of Patterns of parenting treatment were also built, and its validity and reliability were verified.
The results revealed that the mean of the patterns of parental treatment in the State of Kuwait during the Corona pandemic reached (2.80) with middle degree, and that the most common parental treatment patterns are the democratic authoritative parenting pattern, followed by the over protective pattern, then the volatility pattern, then the discrimination pattern, the neglected pattern came in the penultimate rank, and in the last rank came the controlling pattern. The results also revealed an effect of the gender variable on the pattern of parental treatment in favor of females. The study recommended designing awareness programs to improve positive parental treatment patterns among parents in Kuwait
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