A comparative study on the predictive influence of family function and attachment style in foreseeing externalized behavioral problems in children

Mirzaaghasi, Ruhullah and Behbudi, Masoumeh and Dukanei Fard, Farideh (2019) A comparative study on the predictive influence of family function and attachment style in foreseeing externalized behavioral problems in children. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 21 (5). pp. 296-304.

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Abstract

Introduction: Â The present research aimed to foresee externalization behaviors based on attachment and family function in the students of elementary schools located in Tehran. Materials and Methods: The sample of this multivariate correlation model consisted of 341 elementary students of Tehran along with their parents which were selected via a multistage random sampling method in 2017-2018. The research instrument of this study including questionnaires of family function, child behavior and attachment analysis. The results were analyzed through multiple regression analysis. Results:The findings of this study show that attachment and family functionality had significant relationship with externalizing behaviors (PP<0.01). Furthermore, attachment anxiety, self-control and relationships had the foremost role in the predicting the behaviors. Attachment and family function were able to predict extrinsic behavior (16 and 6 respectively). Conclusion: It seems that attachment and family function were able to predict extrinsic behavior in children. Â

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attachment style,Behavioral Problems,Children,Family function
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 07:49
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2020 07:49
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/18079

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