PSYCH  Vol.2 No.3 , June 2011
The Relationship between Parents’ Child Rearing Styles and Their Children’s Quality of Life and Mental Health
ABSTRACT
Enhancing people’s quality of life and their mental health is one of the challenges for the “World Health Organization”. As parents have a close interpersonal relationship with their children, they play an important role in changing their children’s quality of life and mental health. However, the important question is whether parents’ child rearing s affect children’s quality of life and mental health. The purpose of this article is to investigate the role of parents’ child rearing s in children’s quality of life and mental health. The main hypothesis is that the parenting s have a significant role in predicting the quality of life and mental health. The population of the research included all of the high school students in Neyshabour city as well as their parents who were selected through a random sampling method. For data collection, Baumrind’s parents’ child rearing s, the quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF) and Goldberg’s mental health questionnaires were employed. For data analysis in the descriptive level mean, standard deviation and Pierson’s correlation methods were utilized, and Multiple Regression Test was used at the inference level. The findings show that the main hypothesis is approved.

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nullBolghan-Abadi, M. , Kimiaee, S. & Amir, F. (2011). The Relationship between Parents’ Child Rearing Styles and Their Children’s Quality of Life and Mental Health. Psychology, 2, 230-234. doi: 10.4236/psych.2011.23036.
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