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| Published: April 25, 2017

Adolescents’ and their Mothers: Understanding the Needs

Rubayat Kabir

Lecturer, Department of Social Relations, East West University. Dhaka, Bangladesh Google Scholar More about the auther

, Marzia Zaman Sultana

Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Relations, East West University. Dhaka, Bangladesh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.007/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.007

ABSTRACT

The adolescence is indicative of being a stressful transitional stage of development. If pertinent attention or supervision is not provided at this point, it could give rise to certain behavioral and social maladjustments. This paper attempts to review various studies related to parenting style and its associated effects. A cross sectional survey was carried out among school going young adolescents and their mothers in Dhaka city. An insight into adolescence liking and disliking factors on school and home environment was noted. It was seen that 31.4 percent of the mothers followed the authoritative style of parenting. Among them, the mothers who were more approachable and shared views with children, their children were mostly responsive in sharing their feelings with parents.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.007/20170403

10.25215/0403.007

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017