:: Volume 22, Issue 4 (9-2014) ::
sjimu 2014, 22(4): 83-90 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between parental attachment and students’ academic adjustments among first year student in Hamadan University of Medicine and Health Sciences
N Parsa1, M Ahmad Panah1, P Parsa 2, A Ghaleiha1
1- Research Institue of Behavioral Disorder and Substance Abuse, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences
2- Research Center of Chronic Diseases Care in Home, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences , Parsa@umsha.ac.ir
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Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between parental attachment and students’ academic adjustments among first year student in Hamadan University of Medicine and Health Sciences. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 395 first year students between 17-19 years old were requited through in convenience method during first semester 1389-90. Data were collected by a structured questionnaire including, socio-demography, parental attachments, inter- parental conflicts, social skills, and academic achievements. Data were analyzed by descriptive and interferential statistics through SPSS (version 17). Results: The results showed that the mean age of students was 18.57(SD 0.43). Most of students were female (70.6%). 72% were studied in bachelor level. The most of students (82%) were lived in universities' campuses and 15% lived with their family. In the families having the higher parental attachments and the lower inter-parental conflicts, their students had higher level of academic adjustments. In addition students who had higher social skills had better academic adjustments than others (p<0.01). Conclusions: The results reveled the role of the quality of parent-child relationships on their students' academic adjustments. Parental supports and understanding have an important role in solving student's problems in universities .Therefore it should be considered by higher education administration policies.
Keywords: Academic Adjustments, Students, Parental Attachments, Inter-Parental Conflicts, Adolecsent
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: social psychology
Received: 2013/12/7 | Accepted: 2014/05/6 | Published: 2014/09/3


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