Relationships Between Parenting Styles and the Academic Performance of Adolescents

  title={Relationships Between Parenting Styles and the Academic Performance of Adolescents},
  author={Jewrell Rivers and Ann K. Mullis and Lauren Allison Fortner and Ronald L. Mullis},
  journal={Journal of Family Social Work},
  pages={202 - 216}
Relationships between parenting styles, academic performance, and the mediating effects of motivation, goal orientation, and self-efficacy were examined. One hundred forty-eight high school students participated, including 58 males and 90 females. The Parenting Style/Parental Involvement Questionnaire was used to measure students' perceptions of their parents' parenting styles. The Intrinsic-Extrinsic Orientation Scale measured students' motivation. The Patterns of Adapted Learning Survey… 

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