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The canonical correlation between perceptions of parents and psychological and social well-being in students

Journal: Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (Vol.6, No. 5)

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Page : 141-155

Keywords : Well-being; Parenting; Students;

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Introduction: Health is not merely the absence of illness and it includes psychological and social well-being. Psychological and social well-being seems to be influenced by parental parenting styles. Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the canonical correlation between parental perceptions with psychological and social well-being of students. Method: The design of this study was descriptive-correlation and statistical community consisted of undergraduate students of Payame Noor University of Mashhad in fall semester of 2018. The sample size was 235 students was selected using multistage random sampling and completed Perceptions of Parents Styles (Robbins, 1994), psychological well-being (Ryff, 1989) and social well-being (Keyes, 1998) questionnaires. Data were analyzed by Pearson Correlation Coefficient and Canonical Correlation and SPSS.25 software. Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between parenting styles and psychological and social well-being. The common variance of parenting styles and psychological and social well-being was 34%. Conclusion: Hence, it seems that warm and friendly behavior along with parents' affection toward children can have sustainable impacts on children's mental health.

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