Relations between parenting styles and bullying behaviors of 7th – 9th grade students from a secondary school in Bangkok

  • สวรรยา เสาวภาพ คณะแพทยศาสตร์ โรงพยาบาลรามาธิบดี มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล

Abstract

Objectives          The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between parenting styles and bullying behaviors of 7th – 9th grade students from a secondary school in Bangkok and associated factors

 

Methods             A cross – sectional descriptive study was conducted in 7th – 9th grade 330 students from a secondary school in Bangkok in 2019. The students completed the questionnaires about personal data and family data. The parenting styles questionnaire was used to assess perceived parenting style. The Olweus Bully Victim Questionnaire – Thai version was used to assess bullying problems and the school data of The Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire - Thai version was used to assess mental health problems. The data were analyzed to investigate the associations between parenting styles and bullying and other associated factors

Results              The students had mean age at 13 year, 45.8 percent was male. We found that 21.2 percent of students was bullies, 9.1 percent was victims and 8.2 percent was bully/victims. The students perceived parenting styles as authoritative was 70.6 percent and authoritarian was 18.8 percent. The data analysis showed significant association that authoritarian style increased risk of victims 3.03 compared to authoritative style. The other associated factors of the victims were being male and having peer relationship problems.

Conclusion         The authoritarian parenting style was significantly associated with the victims students compared to authoritative parenting style.

Keywords           Parenting, Bullying

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Published
2021-01-09
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เสาวภาพส. (2021). Relations between parenting styles and bullying behaviors of 7th – 9th grade students from a secondary school in Bangkok. ournal of the sychiatric ssociation of hailand, 65(3), 263-278. etrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JPAT/article/view/239976