The Relation of Parental Attitudes to Life Satisfaction and Depression in Early Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Self-esteem

  title={The Relation of Parental Attitudes to Life Satisfaction and Depression in Early Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Self-esteem},
  author={Necla Acun-Kapikiran and {\"O}zlem K{\"o}r{\"u}kç{\"u} and Şahin Kapıkıran},
  journal={Kuram Ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri},
The purpose of this study is to determine whether self-esteem in adolescence has a mediator role in the rela- tionship between parental attitude and life satisfaction and depression. Data was collected from 360 secondary school students ages ranging from 11 to 14 (M = 12.67, SD= .97) out of which 216 of them were female and 144 male. The Satisfaction with Life Scale, Children's Depression Inventory, The Self Esteem Scale, and The Paren- tal Attitudes Scale were administered in the study… 
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