They come to believe that are bad people when they are punished. And what does work? Strict parents may incorrectly interpret such passivity as obedience.
While parents with this style have high expectations and strict rules, they also do not give their children much freedom to demonstrate that they can display good behavior and make good choices. Articles on the Authoritative Parenting Style. Sometimes it shows up in rebellion against the limits we impose on ourselves.
When it comes to rules, you believe it's "my way or the highway. Unfortunately, strong punishment leads to more misbehavior, rebellion and results in constant power struggles.
Research shows that most people think strict parenting produces better-behaved kids. The child may then develop low self-esteem, lack of confidence or an inferiority complex.