Relationship Between Parenting Styles and Multidimensional Perfectionism: A Meta-Analysis Study


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Yıldız M., Duru H., Eldeleklioğlu J.

EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES: THEORY & PRACTICE , vol.20, no.4, pp.16-35, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12738/jestp.2020.4.002
  • Journal Name: EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES: THEORY & PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EBSCO Education Source, Educational research abstracts (ERA), ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-35

Abstract

Perfectionism is a personality trait consisting of many dimensions, and various factors are effective in the formation of this personality trait. At this point, parenting styles appear as a factor that should be examined. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between multidimensional perfectionism and parenting styles. For the study, the Eric, Jstor, Sage Journal, Scopus, Springer Link, Taylor & Francis Online, Google Scholar, Ulakbim, YÖK (the Council of Higher Education), EBSCO Open Dissertations and ProQuest Dissertation and Thesis databases were used. “Parenting styles” and “perfectionism” were used as search terms in databases. 7 studies that met the selection criteria were included in the meta-analysis. Random effect model was used in the analysis. As a result of the analysis, a weak and positive relationship was found between perfectionist efforts and parent styles other than permissive parenting styles. A weak and positive directional relationship between perfectionist anxieties and authoritarian, protective and permissive parenting styles; On the other hand, a weak negative relationship was found with the democratic parental style. Between order, which is the last dimension of perfectionism, and democratic and protective parenting styles; a weak negative relationship was found between authoritarian parenting styles. is a personality trait consisting of many dimensions, and various factors are effective in the formation of this personality trait. At this point, parenting styles appear as a factor that should be examined. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between multidimensional perfectionism and parenting styles. For the study, the Eric, JSTOR, Sage Journal, Scopus, Springer Link, Taylor & Francis Online, Google Scholar, Ulakbim, YÖK (the Council of Higher Education), EBSCO Open Dissertations and ProQuest Dissertation and Thesis databases were used. “Parenting styles” and “perfectionism” were used as search terms inthedatabases. Sevenstudies met the selection criteria to be included in the meta-analysis. Random effect model wasused in the analysis. As a result of the analysis, a  weak  and  positive relationship was  found  between perfectionist strivingsand  parentingstyles except permissive parenting  styles.  A  weak  and  positive  directional  relationship  between  perfectionistconcernsand  authoritarian, protective  and  permissive  parenting  styleswas  also  found.Moreover,a  weak  negativerelationship  between perfectionist concerns and  authoritative parental stylewas  found.There was  a  positive relationship between order, which  is  the  last  dimension  of  perfectionism, and  authoritative  and  protective  parenting  styles.A  weak  negative relationship was found between order and authoritarian parenting style.The findings of  this study revealed that all three dimensions of perfectionism are related to four parenting styles.