Author: Miljana S. Pavicevic
Institution: University of Pristina
Author: Tijana Lj. Zivkovic
Institution: University of Pristina
Year of publication: 2021
Source: Show
Pages: 29-39
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/tner.21.65.3.02
PDF: tner/202103/tner6502.pdf

The aim of the research was to determine the predictive power of parenting styles in predicting subjective well-being and self-efficacy as aspects of adolescent mental health. The sample consisted of 270 students from four high schools in Serbia, aged 16 and 17. The research was conducted during March and April 2021, and research methods that were used are descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and regression analysis. The authoritative parental educational style contributes to the development of adolescents’ experience of self-efficacy and subjective well-being. Authoritative parents - through high warmth and control - provide the child with an optimal environment for development.

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