Perceived Parenting Styles and Rejection Sensitivity in University Students

Volume 1 - Issue 3
Mehmet Çardak Hakan Sarıçam Mustafa Onur
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Abstract:


The aim of present study to investigate the relationship between perceived parenting styles and rejection sensitivity in university students. The group of study was 360 university students (180 males, 180 females) at the Sakarya University. Personal Information Form, Perceived Parenting Styles Form and Rejection Sensitivity Scale were used for study. Independent samples T test was used to determine differences between variables and sub-dimensions and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis was used to evaluate the relationships of variables. According to findings, there is an important relationship between perceived parenting styles and rejection sensitivity. Authoritarian parents’ children have higher rejection sensitivity than other children. Democratic parents’ children have less rejection sensitivity than other children. Finally, perceived parenting styles have big effect on their children’ rejection sensitivity.

Keywords

  • Parenting styles
  • rejection
  • rejection sensitivity
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