Parenting dimensions and adolescents ’ internalisation of moral values

  title={Parenting dimensions and adolescents ’ internalisation of moral values},
  author={Sam A. Hardy and Laura M. Padilla-Walkera and Gustavo Carlob},
  • Sam A. Hardy, Laura M. Padilla-Walkera, Gustavo Carlob
  • Published 2008
This study examined relations between parenting dimensions (involvement, autonomy support and structure) and adolescents’ moral values internalisation. A sample of 101 adolescents (71% female; 76% white; M age516.10, SD51.17) reported on the parenting behaviour of one of their parents and on their own moral values. Four forms of values regulation were assessed (external, introjected, identified and integrated), as well as overall internalisation. Structure was positively linked to external and… CONTINUE READING

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