Effects of Maternal Parenting Behavior and Social Supports on Children's Problem Behaviors

아동의 문제행동과 관련된 어머니 양육행동 및 사회적 지원

  • Kim, Ji-Hyun (Dept. of Child Studies and Education, Hanyang Cyber Univ.) ;
  • Han, Jun-Ah (Dept. of Child Edu-Care, Suwon Science College)
  • 김지현 (한양사이버대학교 아동학과) ;
  • 한준아 (수원과학대학교 아동보육과)
  • Received : 2012.07.15
  • Accepted : 2012.09.26
  • Published : 2012.12.31


We investigated the effects of maternal parenting behavior and social supports on children's problem behaviors. The participants are 148 elementary school children and their teachers from one elementary school in Seoul. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis, t-test, and multiple regression. The major findings are summarized as follows: (1) there were differences in maternal parenting behavior(warmth), teacher support, and internal problem behaviors according to children's gender; (2) mothers's parenting behavior(warmth) and teachers' support explained children's overt problem behaviors; and (3) mothers' parenting behaviors(supervision) and friends' support explained children's internal problem behaviors. In conclusion, there were differences between the subscale of maternal parenting behavior and social supports influencing overt problem behaviors and internal problem behaviors.


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