The Effects Of The Parenting Styles On Social Skills Of Children Aged 5-6

Volume 04 - Issue 02
Suat KOL
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The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of the parenting styles on social skills of children aged 5-6. The problem sentence of the research is; Do the parenting styles’ have any effects on social skills of children aged 5-6?. The sub-problems of the research are in the form as; Does the social skills of children aged 5-6 differs from according to the parenting styles such as democratic, oppressive-authoritarian, unconcerned-indifferent and over protective? In this research, the relational screening model was used that is a kind of a screening model. In the research with a study group that is consisted of 231 children and their parents, Parental Attitude Determination Survey and Social Skills Evaluation Scale (4-6 year olds) were used as a data collection tool. As a result of the research it is revealed that the democratic parental styles affects the social skills of the child positively and significantly, whereas the over protective parental styles affects negatively and significantly. Even though the over protective and oppressive-authoritarian parental styles affect in a negative manner, no significant difference was found.


  • Child Aged 5-6
  • Social Skills
  • Parenting Styles
  • Early Childhood
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