Compassionate parenting is in line with Islamic psychology approach on Islamic parenting. The purpose of this study was to compare the literature on the theory of compassionate parenting and literature from Islamic psychology regarding parenting. PRISMA extraction form was applied in this literature review for articles published after January 1, 2008, and the search was conducted from October 10-19, 2018. The search was limited to research articles in the following database: Science Direct, PsycINFO, ProQuest, and IPI by filtering the result based on several keywords. From a total of 502 found articles, only 18 articles, which consist of 11 articles on compassionate parenting and 7 articles on Islamic parenting met the inclusion criteria. Compassionate parenting is a way of caring for children by recognizing the emotional and cognitive needs of children. It is in line with research findings on parenting in Islamic psychology, emphasizing the teachings of the Prophet and the Sahaba in the implementation of compassionate parenting. The practices and teachings on performing the role as parents have been around since the beginning of Islamic history and are listed in the Qur'an and Al-Hadith.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIslamic Psychology - Integrative Dialogue
Subtitle of host publicationPsychology, Spirituality, Science and Arts
PublisherPeter Lang AG
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783631876589
ISBN (Print)9783631876039
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2023


  • Compassionate parenting
  • Concept
  • Islamic parenting
  • Theory


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