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Khajeh N, Shayof D. The Predictive Role of Parenting Styles in Emotional Intelligence of Students. IJN. 2015; 28 (97) :66-76
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2238-en.html

PhD in Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology, Institute of Development of Education, Tajikistan Academy of Education, Doshanbeh, Tajikistan)*Corresponding author). Tel: +98 09111718961 Email: Nazanin.Khajeh@yahoo.com
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Background & Aim: Emotional intelligence plays a role in the all aspects of individual life through using emotions in gaining motivation and effective communication. The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictive role of parenting styles in student emotional intelligence.

Materials & Methods: It was a cross-sectional study. Statistical population was including the entire girls and boys student in the Middle Schools of Gorgan city in 2010-2011 and 387 individuals (196 girls and 191 boys) were selected through multi-stage clustering sampling method. The study instruments were Baumrind Parenting Styles and Bar-An Emotion Quotient Intelligence questionnaires a. Data were analyzed by SPSS v20.

Results: The results showed that parenting styles had a significant relationship with emotional intelligence of students, and they predicted 0.87 the variance of emotional intelligence. Also, the authoritative parenting styles were the strongest predictor of emotional intelligence among students with 0.71 positive predictive values. Authoritarian and permissive parenting styles explained the variations of emotional intelligence with negative prediction values of 0.62 and 0.26, respectively.

Conclusion: Based on our results, parenting styles is an important agent in predicting emotional intelligence of students. Therefore it is proposed that school counselors teach proper parenting in order to improve emotional intelligence of students.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2015/09/19 | Accepted: 2015/12/21 | Published: 2015/12/21

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