The effects of adult attachment and satisfaction with life on affection-rejection parenting in preschoolers' mothers

유아기 자녀를 둔 어머니의 성인애착과 삶의 만족도가 애정적-거부적 양육행동에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Ji Young ;
  • Min, Ha-Yeoung
  • 김지영 (대구가톨릭대학교 아동학과) ;
  • 민하영 (대구가톨릭대학교 아동학과)
  • Received : 2010.04.30
  • Accepted : 2010.06.15
  • Published : 2010.06.30


This study investigates the relationships among adult attachment, satisfaction with life and affection-rejection parenting in preschoolers' mothers. The participants were 339 preschoolers' mothers in Daegu or Gyeongbok Province. The collected data were analyzed by single and multiple regressions, using SPSS PC(15.0 version). The results are as follows. (1) Adult attachment and satisfaction with life was positively associated with affection parenting in preschoolers' mothers. Adult attachment and satisfaction with life was negatively associated with rejection parenting In preschoolers' mothers. (2) The influence of adult attachment on affection-rejection parenting was rather higher than satisfaction with life in preschoolers' mothers. (3) The explanation power adult attachment on rejection parenting was rather higher than on affection parenting in preschoolers' mothers.


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