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Parental monitoring in adolescence: an investigation according to adolescents’, mothers’ and fathers’ reports

Alpha Psychiatry 2015; 16: 433-441
DOI: 10.5455/apd.178895
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Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate parental monitoring and ways of parental monitoring of adolescents (child disclosure, parental solicitation, and parental control) according to adolescents’, mothers’ and father’s reports. Methods: Data were obtained from 972 15-18 years old adolescents and 972 mothers and 583 fathers who live in the center of Ankara. ANOVA and t-test were used to analyze the data. Results: Results of adolescents’, mothers’ and fathers’ reports indicated that parental monitoring was primarily carried out by mothers. Both mothers and fathers monitored female adolescents more than males, and mothers’ monitoring of female adolescent was higher than that of fathers. [Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg 2015; 16(6.000): 433-441]

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