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| Published: September 05, 2017

Parents’ and Siblings’ Influence On One's Self Esteem

Dr. Seena M. Mathai ,

Asst. professor, Dept. of Psychology, Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Debolina Chatterjee ,

B.Tech apprentice (3rd year), School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Bhuvaneswari Mohanraj

School of Social Sciences and Languages, VIT University, Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.095/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.095

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Parents and siblings play a major role in influencing the self-esteem of an individual. The parents\' relationship with the child, their responses to the child\'s academic performance which includes motivation as well as encouragement plays a huge role in building up a positive self-esteem which further helps them to develop a better personality; better career along with that self-esteem also helps one to solve their problems in life. In this research, data from 112 participants were collected through an online survey focusing on the relationship between parenting styles and self-esteem across a specific age range. Parenting styles were assessed using 20 question model(What questions, while self-esteem was evaluated using Rosenberg self-esteem scale. Through this research the effect of native place on one’s self esteem was determined along with the effect of other factors such as relationship with siblings, academic performance on self-esteem was analysed
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Debolina Chatterjee @ debolina.chatterjee2015@vit.ac.in

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.095/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.095

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017

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