Personality and parenting style in parents of adolescents.

  title={Personality and parenting style in parents of adolescents.},
  author={Rose M E Huver and Roy Otten and Hein de Vries and Rutger C. M. E. Engels},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  volume={33 3},
Since parental personality traits are assumed to play a role in parenting behaviors, the current study examined the relation between parental personality and parenting style among 688 Dutch parents of adolescents in the SMILE study. The study assessed Big Five personality traits and derived parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and uninvolved) from scores on the underlying dimensions of support and strict control. Regression analyses were used to determine which personality… CONTINUE READING