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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 2011;49(1):67-78. doi: https://doi.org/10.6115/khea.2011.49.1.067
The Difference in Maternal Parenting Behaviors, Parents' Conflict, Social Support, and Social Competence according to Boys' and Girls' Depression Level
Jun Ah Han1, Ji Hyun Kim2
1Human Ecology Research Institute, Yonsei University
2Department of Child Studies and Education, Hanyang Cyber University
Corresponding Author: Jun Ah Han ,Tel: +82-2-2123-3544, Fax: +82-2-363-3544, Email: junahan@naver.com
Received: September 30, 2010; Revised: October 11, 2010   Accepted: November 23, 2010.
The purposes of this study were to explore the differences in maternal parenting behaviors, parents' conflict, social support, and social competence according to boys' and girls' depression level. The participants of this study were 150 children of 4 to 6 grades and their teachers from one elementary school in Seoul. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and t-test. The result were as follows: Firstly, depressive boys perceived less maternal warmth and more parents' conflict than non-depression group. And boys of depression group had less task orientation than non-depression group. Secondly, depressive girls perceived less maternal warmth, supervision, and parents' support, and more parents' conflict than non-depression group. And girls of depression group were rated having less peer social skills, frustration tolerance than non-depression group by teachers.
Keywords: depression, maternal parenting behaviors, parents` conflict, social supports, social competence
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