publication . Article . 2014

Parenting Style and Generativity Measured in College Students and Their Parents

Denise D. Guastello; Stephen J. Guastello; Jeralee M. Briggs;
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  • Published: 07 Jan 2014 Journal: SAGE Open, volume 4, page 215,824,401,351,805 (issn: 2158-2440, eissn: 2158-2440, Copyright policy)
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Abstract
The logical consistency between generativity and the authoritative parenting style led to the hypothesis that the two behavior patterns or orientations were related. Survey measurements of perceived parenting style (authoritarian, authoritative, and permissive) and generativity in 559 university students and their respective parents were compared. The authoritative parenting style correlated positively with generativity for both students and parents. Both students and mothers scored significantly higher on generativity than fathers, but no significant difference was found between students’ and mothers’ generativity. Hierarchical regression showed that students’ ...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: General Arts and Humanities, General Social Sciences, Social psychology, Multilevel model, Permissive, Experimental psychology, Developmental psychology, Generativity, Psychology, Developmental stage theories, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Authoritarianism, Logical consistency, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Social Sciences, H
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publication . Article . 2014

Parenting Style and Generativity Measured in College Students and Their Parents

Denise D. Guastello; Stephen J. Guastello; Jeralee M. Briggs;