ISSN(p):2394-420X | ISSN(e):2321-1717

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Parental Authority and Its Effects on the Aggression of Children

Karen D. Evangelista, Rose Ann P. Mendoza, Miriam Grace Aquino-Malabanan

Journal Title:Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences

This research examines the parental authority and its effects on the aggression of children. The main purpose of this study is to determine the types of parenting style being practiced by the parent respondents, and correlate it with children’s aggressive behavior. Participants of the study were children ages twelve to eighteen and their parent (either the mother or the father) who was in Batangas City. The researchers employed pure quantitative design, using three different standardized tests. The study revealed that parental authority is average and above average on anger and fighting as regards to their aggressive behavior. It was also revealed on the study that anger of children is correlated positively with authoritarian parenting style manifested by the parents. Parenting authority and parental discipline are correlated to aggression of children.