Relationships between parental power, prestige, and acceptance, and the psychological adjustment of young adults in Poland
Anna Filus , Joanna Roszak
AbstractThis article explored relationships between perceived maternal and paternal acceptance, parental power and prestige, and young adults’ psychological adjustment in Poland. The sample consisted of 200 college students (38% men) ages 20 through 22 (M = 21.10). The measures used were the child versions of the Parental Acceptance–Rejection Questionnaire for mothers and fathers, the youth version of the Parental Power–Prestige Questionnaire, and the adult version of the Personality Assessment Questionnaire. Results showed that maternal and paternal acceptance were significantly and positively correlated with offspring’s psychological adjustment. Furthermore, fathers’ high power and prestige were positively correlated with women’s psychological adjustment, whereas mothers’ high power was positively correlated with men’s adjustment. However, hierarchical regression analyses showed that only paternal (but not maternal) acceptance was a unique predictor of women’s psychological adjustment as well as of men’s adjustment. The regression analysis also suggests that the less power–prestige fathers had relative to mothers (beyond the point where both parents were perceived to be approximately equal in power and prestige), the better was men’s adjustment. No significant moderating effects were found.
|Journal series||Cross-Cultural Research, ISSN 1069-3971, (A 30 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||paternal acceptance, maternal acceptance, psychological adjustment, interpersonal power–prestige, Polish family|
|ASJC Classification||; ;|
|Publication indicators||: 2014 = 1.148; : 2014 = 1.212 (2) - 2014=1.5 (5)|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Preview URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Podglad.aspx?WpisID=15079|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Approve URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Biuro/ZatwierdzanieWpisu.aspx?WpisID=15079|
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