International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Development Studies | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022


A Study on Influence of Child Temparamet and Behavioural Problems on Parenting Styles

Manjula Patil [3] | Shakuntala Patil [2]


Abstract: A study on influence of child temparament and behavioural problems on parenting style was carried out in Dharwad, Hubli and Kalaghatagi Talukas, Karnataka state. the sample for the study comprised of 302 families (302 mothers and 224 fathers) having children less than six years were selected through snow ball sampling technique. Child temperament scale developed by AICRP-CD 2001 was used to measure the temperament of the child. Child behaviour checklist developed by AICRP-CD 2001 was used to measure the severity of the behavoural problems among children. Results revealed that higher percent of the children were found to have highly positive temparament. Chi square analysis showed significant association among 2-4 year 4-6 year in case of mothers style of parenting and 2-4 year in case of father style of parenting revealing that, children with high percentage of authoritative parents having children with highly positive temperament. A significant association was evident between child temperament and parenting style with respect to gender (female) and ordinal position (first born children) with high percentage of authoritative fathers and mothers having children with highly positive temperament. Higher per cent of children were found to have low behavioural problems. Behavioural problems among children were significantly associated with gender (female) with higher percentage of authoritative mothers having children with low behavioural problems. Behavioural problems among children was significantly associated with ordinal position (first born) with higher percentage of authoritative fathers having children with low behavioural problems.


Keywords: Child temperament, Behavioural problems, Parenting style, authoritative parenting style and authoritarian parenting style


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,


Pages: 567 - 572


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