Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 212--214

Study of parental handling patterns in a primary school of Kolkata


M Sinha1, D Sanyal2, T Dasgupta3, K Roy4 
1 RMO-cum clinical tutor, Department of Psychiatry, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, Kolkata, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, India
3 Ex-Post Graduate Trainee, Department of Psychiatry, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, India
4 Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, India

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M Sinha
RMO-cum clinical tutor, Department of Psychiatry, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, Kolkata
India

The intricate pattern of parenting in our socio-cultural context needs evaluation hence this study was done with the objective to reveal the parenting styles of school going children. 141 school children belonging to the age group 6-10 years were included in the study. The Parental Handling Questionnaire a 14-item scale consisting of 10 items of care and 4-items of control was administered to the mothers accompanying the children. Rating was done on a 3-point. The scale showed moderate internal consistency. 5 independent factors with overlapping items of care and control were deduced on factor analysis indicating multidimensional aspects of parenting in our society.


How to cite this article:
Sinha M, Sanyal D, Dasgupta T, Roy K. Study of parental handling patterns in a primary school of Kolkata.Indian J Public Health 2008;52:212-214


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Sinha M, Sanyal D, Dasgupta T, Roy K. Study of parental handling patterns in a primary school of Kolkata. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2008 [cited 2021 Sep 18 ];52:212-214
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