The Mediating Effects of Self-esteem on the Relationship between Parenting Behaviors and Peer Relations Among Adolescents

부모의 양육행동과 청소년의 또래관계 간 관련성에서 자아존중감의 매개효과

  • Lee, Hyong-Sil (Dept. of Home Economics Education, Chung-Ang University)
  • 이형실 (중앙대학교 가정교육과)
  • Received : 2014.11.14
  • Accepted : 2014.12.23
  • Published : 2014.12.31


The purpose of this study was to examine the mediating effects of self-esteem on the relationship between parenting behaviors and peer relations among adolescents. The subjects of this study were middle school students who reside in Seoul. 425 self reported questionnaires were used for final analysis. Findings of this study from structural equation modeling analysis indicated that parenting behaviors affected self-esteem. Self-esteem of adolescents influenced peer relations. This study showed that self-esteem mediated the relationship between parenting behaviors and peer relations.