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Parental styles and religious values among teenagers: a 3-year prospective analysis

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The authors examined the effect of Grade 7 parental styles on Grade 10 religious values. The authors surveyed 784 participants (382 boys, 394 girls; 8 unreported) in Grade 7. The mean age of the group at Time 1 was 12.3 years (SD = 0.5 years). Time 2 occurred 3 years later when students were in Grade 10 (372 boys, 375 girls). In addition to assessing parental styles at Time 1, we also controlled for a number of Time 1 variables thought to possibly influence Time 2 religious values, namely, self-esteem, trait hope, and students' levels of conscientiousness. Time 1 measures (except self-esteem) were significantly correlated with Time 2 religious values, but only parental authoritativeness and hope significantly predicted religious values. The authors discuss these results with reference to the nature of parental styles and hope and their impact on religious values.

Authors


  •   Heaven, Patrick C. L. (external author)
  •   Ciarrochi, Joseph (external author)
  •   Leeson, Peter R.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Heaven, P. C. L.., Ciarrochi, J. V. & Leeson, P. (2010). Parental styles and religious values among teenagers: a 3-year prospective analysis. The Journal Of Genetic Psychology, 171 (1), 93-99.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/3541

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 93

End Page


  • 99

Volume


  • 171

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.heldref.org/pubs/gnt/about.html

Abstract


  • The authors examined the effect of Grade 7 parental styles on Grade 10 religious values. The authors surveyed 784 participants (382 boys, 394 girls; 8 unreported) in Grade 7. The mean age of the group at Time 1 was 12.3 years (SD = 0.5 years). Time 2 occurred 3 years later when students were in Grade 10 (372 boys, 375 girls). In addition to assessing parental styles at Time 1, we also controlled for a number of Time 1 variables thought to possibly influence Time 2 religious values, namely, self-esteem, trait hope, and students' levels of conscientiousness. Time 1 measures (except self-esteem) were significantly correlated with Time 2 religious values, but only parental authoritativeness and hope significantly predicted religious values. The authors discuss these results with reference to the nature of parental styles and hope and their impact on religious values.

Authors


  •   Heaven, Patrick C. L. (external author)
  •   Ciarrochi, Joseph (external author)
  •   Leeson, Peter R.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Heaven, P. C. L.., Ciarrochi, J. V. & Leeson, P. (2010). Parental styles and religious values among teenagers: a 3-year prospective analysis. The Journal Of Genetic Psychology, 171 (1), 93-99.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/3541

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 93

End Page


  • 99

Volume


  • 171

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.heldref.org/pubs/gnt/about.html