International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Development Studies | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020


Perception of Youth about Parenting Styles

Dr. Rekha Sapra | Swati Bawa Sawhney [2]


Abstract: This study aims to understand the impact of four parenting styles i. e. Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive and Uninvolved on the personality of College going students. The three personality dimensions covered in the study includes Self Esteem, Decision making skills and Emotional stability. The study includes a sample of 244 girl’s students of Delhi University. It also covers the impact of parent’s educational status and profession on the adopted parenting style. The research found that half of the sample youths positively reported to have authoritative style of parenting. In most of the cases, the authoritarian parenting youths reported to have low self-esteem, poor social skills and low emotional stability, which reveals the impact of parenting style.


Keywords: Parenting styles, Personality, Self –Esteem, Decision making, Emotional Stability


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 714 - 719


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