UNDERSTANDING PERCEIVED PARENTING STYLES ON STUDENT’S PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL

Md. Hassan Jafri

Abstract


Parenting styles have been examined on various students’ outcomes but psychological capital. This study examined the relationship between parenting styles and psychological capital on undergraduate students. The study was conducted on 210 commerce and business students in Bhutan.  Using random sampling approach, data were taken on a standard questionnaire covering both the variables of the study. Correlations and regression analysis were used to analyze obtained data.  Results revealed positive and significant association between parenting styles and psychological capital. It was found that responsive and autonomy-granting parents have significant influence on the development of psychological capital.   The implications of the study have been explicated in the research.

Keywords


Parenting styles, Psychological capital, Self-efficacy, Optimism, Hope, Resiliency

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