The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which parental control perceived by adolescents predicts the self-efficacy scores. The study group consisted of 246 persons (124 males, 122 females). Students attending to 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades of a secondary education institution in Ankara, participated in the study. "Self-Efficacy Perception Scale" and "Parental Control Scale" were applied in the study. Assessment force of parental control on self-efficacy scores was examined by regression analysis. In addition, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and independent samples t-test were used to analyze the differentiation of the self-efficacy scores of adolescents by age, sex and grades. However, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and independent samples tests were also applied to examine the differentiation of parental control perception scale scores of the adolescents by sex, age, maternal education level and maternal age. Findings; there was a statistically significant difference between the parental control perception scores of adolescents according to sex, grade and maternal education level. In addition, it was observed that self-efficacy perception scores of adolescents are predicted by the age variable.
Parental Control, Self-efficacy, Adolescents, Mothers education level, sex, age.
|Author :||Banu ALTINAY|
|Number of pages:||345-360|