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Kozlova I.E., Alekseeva O.S. Parents' personality traits and features of parent-child relationship

Full text in Russian: Козлова И.Е., Алексеева О.С. Личностные характеристики родителей и особенности родительско-детских отношений
Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of  Education, Moscow, Russia

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The results of studying interactions between parents’ personality traits and main parameters of parent-child relationship are presented. 309 fathers and 309 mothers who had two children took part in the study. Differences between maternal and paternal relations to children are shown in the study. Mothers control their children more strictly and evaluate their children trust level higher than fathers. The connection between parameters of parents’ relations to children and parents’ personality and cognitive characteristics is found out. Parents with high internality and low neuroticism levels demonstrate more positive and harmonious relations to their children. Mothers with high intelligence tend to control their children less strictly.

Keywords: parent-child relationship, internality, neuroticism, intelligence



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Received 15 August 2013. Date of publication: 31 December 2013.

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Kozlova Irina E. Junior Research Associate, Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, ul. Mokhovaya, 9, str. 4, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
E-mail: irina__kozlova@mail

Alekseeva Olga S. Research Associate, Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, ul. Mokhovaya, 9, str. 4, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Kozlova I.E., Alekseeva O.S. Parents' personality traits and features of parent-child relationship. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2013, Vol. 6, No. 32, p. 11. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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