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This study examined the relationship between the parenting styles of overstressed mothers and level of self- esteem. For this purpose 250 elementary school ...

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Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 82 (2013) 496 – 501

World Conference on Psychology and Sociology 2012

Relationship Between the Parenting Styles of Overstressed Mothers with their -Esteem BitaAjilchi a*, FLor Rezaei Kargarrb, Monir Kalantar Ghoreishi a b

a Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Science, Science and Research Branch ,Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran, Iran Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran, Iran.

Abstract This study examined the relationship between the parenting styles of overstressed mothers and level of selff esteem. For this purpose 250 elementary school children and their mothers participated. First, the mothers were screened using the Parenting Stress Index (PSI). Based on the screening, 80 overstressed mothers were selected and responded to the Parenting Skills Inventory. Their children, with an average age of 10.6 years, completed the Coopersmith Selff Esteem Inventory (CESI). Multiple regression analysis indicated that there was a significant association between the self-esteem of children, parenting styles and overstressed mothers (p

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