Prediction of parenting styles from child and maternal temperamental characteristics

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2014
Gölcük, Merve
The purpose of the current study is to predict parenting styles from child and maternal temperamental characteristics in the scope of Goodness of Fit Theory. Participants were the mothers and teachers of 3 and 4 year-old children recruited from childcare centres in the low, middle and high class communities in Ankara. Mothers completed the scales assessing child temperament, adult temperament and parenting attitudes. Teachers completed the child temperament questionnaire. Three sets of hierarchical multiple regression analysis were performed for the study. In the first one, interactions between child and mother temperamental characteristics based on mother reports were tested after individual temperamental characteristics were added. In the second one, based on the reports of teachers, the same interactions were tested. In the last set of regression analysis, the interactions within child temperamental characteristics was tested. Significant relations were found in three sets of regression analyses.

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M. Gölcük, “Prediction of parenting styles from child and maternal temperamental characteristics,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2014.