Relations of Parenting Styles and Friendship Quality to Self-Esteem, Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Adolescents

  title={Relations of Parenting Styles and Friendship Quality to Self-Esteem, Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Adolescents},
  author={Zora Raboteg-{\vS}ari{\'c} and Marija {\vS}aki{\'c}},
  journal={Applied Research in Quality of Life},
This study aims to examine the effects of mother’s and father’s perceived parenting style and friendship quality on several indicators of adolescents’ well-being. High school students (n = 401) completed scales assessing their perception of their mother’s and father’s parenting style (authoritarian, authoritative and permissive), quality of friendship, self-esteem, general satisfaction with life and subjective happiness. The results showed that the perceived parenting style of both parents as… 

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  • N. AvdeevaB. Hoffman
  • Psychology
    Современная зарубежная психология
  • 2019
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