Revista INFAD 2012


Nº1, Vol. 1, pp. 431-440 doi:  en trámite
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Consistencia en los estilos de madres y padres y estrés manifestado en adolescentes

Manuel J. de la Torre-Cruz / Mª Cruz García-Linares / Mª Villa Carpio-Fernández
/ Mª Teresa Cerezo-Rusillo / Pedro F. Casanova-Arias. pp. 431-440


This study was conducted with the goal of evaluating whether individual and joined attributions of parenting styles (authoritative, permissive, affective-authoritarian and neglectful) was related to emotional, physiological and behavioral manifestations of stress. Eight hundred and fifty seven high school students of compulsory secondary education ranging 12 and 16 years old participated in the study. To identify parenting styles, two separate cluster analyses were conducted on the maternal and paternal parenting variables (caring, inductive discipline, severe discipline and indulgent discipline). Results suggested that authoritative parenting style was linked to lower levels of physiological, emotional and behavioral manifestations of stress. Moreover, the presence of an authoritative parent is linked to stress reduction when compared with any other congruent or incongruent parenting style different from the authoritative one. Finally, boys showed behavioral manifestations of stress in a higher degree than girls.
Keywords:parenting styles, stress manifestation, adolescents

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