Perceived parental social support and academic achievement: an attachment theory perspective.

@article{Cutrona1994PerceivedPS,
  title={Perceived parental social support and academic achievement: an attachment theory perspective.},
  author={Carolyn E. Cutrona and Vanessa Cole and N Colangelo and Sarit Assouline and Daniel W Russell},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1994},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={369-78}
}
The study tested the extent to which parental social support predicted college grade point average among undergraduate students. A sample of 418 undergraduates completed the Social Provisions Scale--Parent Form (C.E. Cutrona, 1989) and measures of family conflict and achievement orientation. American College Testing Assessment Program college entrance exam scores (ACT; American College Testing Program, 1986) and grade point average were obtained from the university registrar. Parental social… CONTINUE READING