Parenting Style and Self-efficacy among Adolescents

Saira Yousaf


The present study focused on the relationship between parenting style and the level of self-efficacy among adolescents. It was a correlational study in which total sample size was eighty adolescents (40 males and 40 females). It was hypothesis that there would be significant relationship between parenting style and self-efficacy among adolescents. It was also hypothesized that parenting style would predict self-efficacy among adolescents. Statistical Package for Social Sciences Version-20 (SPSS-20) was used to see the analyses and to check hypotheses. The result showed that authoritarian parenting style has negative relation with self-efficacy. Moreover, permissive and flexible/ authoritative parenting style has significant positive relation with self-efficacy. The result of the regression revealed that parenting style (authoritarian, permissive and flexible/ authoritative) showed that about 83% variance produced by parenting style in self-efficacy.  So parenting style is a significant predictor of self-efficacy. In the same way there is non-significant gender difference was found on self-efficacy.

Keyword: Parenting style, Self-efficacy

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