| Published: March 02, 2018
Relationship of Parenting Styles with Personality and Academic Motivation among Adolescents
The study was conducted to find out the relationship of parenting styles with adolescents’ personality and their academic motivation. The sample population chosen for this study was, 60 adolescents (30 males and 30 females) aged 13-19 years. The tools used were Parental Authority Questionnaire (PAQ) (Buri, 1991), the Big Five Inventory (John and Shrivastava; S, 1999) and The Academic Motivation Scale–College Version (AMS–C; Vallerand and colleagues 2002). The statistical tool used for the study was the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. The results obtained were; there was a positive correlation found between Parental Authority adopted by the Parent in child rearing and the Personality of the child. (r =0.44, n =60, p = ≤0.001). There was a positive correlation found between intrinsic type of Motivation and Openness to Experience trait. (r =0.26, n =60, p = ≤0.001). There was a positive correlation found between Authoritative Type of Parenting Style and Intrinsic type of motivation. (r =0.38, n =60, p = ≤0.001). There was a positive correlation found between Conscientiousness and Authoritative Type of Personality. (r =0.45, n =60, p = ≤0.001).
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2018 © Dordi M & Pol S
Received: February 08, 2018; Revision Received: March 01, 2018; Accepted: March 02, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 1, January-March, 2018