Korean Mothers' Parenting Self-Efficacy

어머니의 양육효능감에 관한 연구

  • Choe Hyung Sung (Dept. of Child Care and Computer Education, Hyechon College)
  • 최형성 (혜천대학 아동컴퓨터보육과)
  • Published : 2005.04.01


This study investigated the effects of child, mother, and family characteristics on parenting self-efficacy of 416 Korean mothers living in Seoul Korea. The results showed that mother's parenting self-efficacy was positively related to mother's perceived social support, child's temperament, and family income, but negatively related to mother' stress. Mother's educational parenting self-efficacy among parenting self-efficacy was positively related to mother's perceived social support, child's temperament, and mother's educational level, but negatively related to mother' stress and family income. Multiple regression indicated that mother characteristics were a strong predicator of mother's parenting self-efficacy. Especially, husband's support among mother characteristics was the strongest predicator of mother's parenting self-efficacy.


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