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Zbornik radova Učiteljskog fakulteta Prizren-Leposavić
2018, iss. 12, pp. 155-171
article language: Serbian
document type: unclassified
published on: 03/01/2019
doi: 10.5937/zrufpl1812155P
Connection of parental behavior with child's personality traits: Meta-analysis
University of Priština - Kosovska Mitrovica, Faculty of Philosophy



By looking through various psychology papers we have come to a conclusion that there is a large amount of research papers concerned with connection of parental behavior and the personality traits of the children. Our goal has been to examine works that dealt with connections between perception of parental behavior and personality traits of adults as well as to quantify conclusions of previous works through meta-analysis. Method of meta-analysis has included 12 papers that provided data on 14 independent samples. In other words, we have gathered data on 3995 examinees from eight countries. Results of metaanalysis show somewhat larger connection of mother's Care with child's personality traits than that of father's Care and child's personality traits. An important result of this meta-analysis is connection between both father's and mother's Care with positive aspects of child's personality traits (Extraversion, Consciousness, Cooperation). Control is connected with two aspects of personality, Neuroticism which is positive and Cooperation which is negative. On the other hand, we have noticed negative correlation between parental warmth and child's Neuroticism.



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