International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Survey of Marital Satisfaction, Parenting Styles and Parent Attachment Styles in Parent of Preschool and School Children with Nail Biting, in Compare with Control Group
Fatemeh Gholami, Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Gholamreza Dehbozorgi

The purpose of this study was to survey the parent-oriented factors such as marital satisfaction, parenting styles and attachment styles in parent of preschool and school children with nail biting problem and compare with control group. 400 preschool and school student from 4 district education in Shiraz was selected by available sampling method and their parent were asked to fill in thequestionnaires. Then, data were evaluated by SPSS descriptive, MANOVA and Pearson correlation. Statistical analysis demonstrated that there is no significant differences in parent’s marital satisfaction status and general health status of both groups. The dominant parenting style of both groups was authoritarian style and the dominant attachment style was closeness style.The difference of marital satisfaction, parenting style and attachment style in parent of two groups (nail biting and control) is not significant. This factors may not be a interfere variable in children’s nail biting.

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