Comparative Study

| Published: September 27, 2020

Effect of parenting styles, neuroticism, and siblings on resilience of young adults

DIP: 18.01.183/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.183


Parenting Styles play an important role in the overall development of an individual, this study focuses on the effect of the three parenting styles i.e. Authoritative, Authoritarian and Permissive on the Resilience of young adults, and also the presence of Siblings as an external factor on Resilience. Another concept under this study is the Neuroticism as an internal factor on the Resilience among young adults. It is a quantitative research design and has taken 109 as a sample through convenience and snowball sampling method. The scales used to measure the variable are 32 item Parenting Style Questionnaire (PSDQ; Robinson, Mandleco, Olsen, & Hart, 2001), Resilience scale developed by Wagnild and Young 1993, it is a 25 item self-report questionnaire, Neuroticism Scale from the Big Five Personality. The findings suggest that there was a positive relationship between Authoritative, Permissive parenting style and Resilience. While a weak negative relationship between Authoritarian Parenting style and Resilience. There was also a positive correlation between presence of sibling in the family and Resilience. Neuroticism has a negative relationship with Resilience of Young adults.

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020