International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(March 2017)

Relation between Self-esteem, Parenting Style and Timidity among children

Authors: [1] Zahira, M. A. [2] C. Jayan

Pages: 51-53


The study is attempted to explore the relationship between self-esteem, parenting style and timidity among children. A sample of 100 students selected from different schools of Kerala State (Kannur District). Interpersonal Sensitivity Scale, Perceived Parenting Style Scale and Rosenberg’s Self Esteem Scales along with socio demographic sheet were used for data collection. The results states that timidity has negative relation with self-esteem. Further, it states that low self-esteem can be a good predictor of timidity among children and authoritative parenting style may tend to develop timidity and low self esteem among children.