• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2012, Volume: 5, Issue: 9, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

The study of relationship between parenting styles and personality dimensions in sample of college students


The present study aims to explore the relationship between parenting styles (including authoritative, authoritarian, permissiveness and neglectful) and personality dimensions (including five factors as extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness to experiences). For this purpose, 272 students from national university, Islamic Azad University and Payam Nour University of Yazd pre-province were selected at random and responded to Parenting Styles Questionnaire (Naghashian, 1979) and Five-Factor Personality Factors Questionnaire (Costa and McCrae). The findings show that among all the components of personality, there is a direct and significant relationship only between openness personality trait and authoritative parenting style; that is to say, authoritative parenting style is correlated with developing openness trait components (including, having desire for curiosity, imagination, aesthetics, wisdom, enlightenment and humanism). Keywords: Parenting style, Personality traits, Student 


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