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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018
An Exploratory Study on Perceived Parenting Style among Adolescents in Selected Schools, Ajitgarh, Punjab, with a View to Develop an Informational Booklet on Positive Attitude towards Parenting 2016-2017
Sudershana Kumari | Anu Sharma 
Abstract: Parenting style is the way in which a parent interacts with their child is an important factor in the childs socio-emotional growth. The main aim of this study was to assess perceived parenting style among adolescents and to find out the association between perceived parenting style of mother and father among adolescents. An Exploratory research design has been used to assess the perceived parenting style among 250 adolescents studying in Golden Bells school Sohana and Paragon Sen. Sec. School Mohali. Data was collected by parental authority questionnaire of John Buris Likert scale. Data was analysed through Descriptive and inferential statistical methods. Results revealed that majority of adolescents perceived parenting style was authoritative than permissive parenting style and least adopted parenting style was authoritarian. The association between perceived parenting style of mother and father among adolescents through pearsons correlation in which r value for authoritarian parenting style is 0.561, for authoritative parenting style 0.652 and 0.669 for permissive parenting style. So the authoritarian, authoritative and permissive perceived parenting style of mother and father revealed a linear positive association among adolescents.
Keywords: Perceived parenting style, Adolescents, attitude, Parenting
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018,
Pages: 461 - 463