Influences of Mothers’ Parenting Attitude, Parenting Efficacy, and Stress Levels on Children’s Social Skills

Authors

  • Kwang Ok Lee1, Hyun Ju Chae2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2570

Keywords:

Parenting efficacy, parenting attitude, stress, children, social skill

Abstract

This study aimed to identify the influences of mohers’ parenting attitude, parenting efficacy, and stress
levels on children’s social skills. A total of 117 mothers rearing 4–7-year-old children were included in this
study. Data were collected using as elf-administered questionnaire from November 13 to 26, 2011. Collected
data were analyzed using the IBM SPSS 20.0 program with descriptive statistics, t-test, one-way analysis
of variance (scheffetestforpost-hoc), Pearson’s correlation, and multiple regressions. Mothers’ parenting
attitude (permission) and efficacy were positively correlated, whereas mothers’ stress level was negatively
correlated with children’s social skills. Children’s social skills were influenced by mothers’ parenting and
marital stress levels and children’s gender and birth order. In addition, mothers’ occupational so influences
children’s social skills. These results indicated that differences in gender and birth order should be considered
in providing interventions for mothers’ stress management.

Author Biography

Kwang Ok Lee1, Hyun Ju Chae2

1Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Sangmyung University, South Korea,
2
Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Jungbu University, South Korea

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Kwang Ok Lee1, Hyun Ju Chae2. (2021). Influences of Mothers’ Parenting Attitude, Parenting Efficacy, and Stress Levels on Children’s Social Skills. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 1716-1720. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2570