Child-to-parent violence and parenting stylesits relations to problematic use of social networking sites, alexithymia, and attitude towards institutional authority in adolescence

  1. Belén Martínez-Ferrer 1
  2. Ana Romero-Abrio 1
  3. David Moreno Ruiz 1
  4. Gonzalo Musitu Ochoa 1
  1. 1 Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Sevilla, España


Psychosocial Intervention

ISSN: 1132-0559

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 27

Issue: 3

Pages: 163-171

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5093/PI2018A24 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Year 2018
  • Journal Impact Factor: 2.614
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 2.0
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  • Best Quartile: Q1
  • Area: PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 28/137 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

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  • Journal Impact: 2.050
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The objective of the present study was to analyze the relationships between child-to-parent violence and parental socialization styles with the problematic use of social networking sites, alexithymia and attitude towards institutional authority in adolescents. A sample of 2,399 adolescents (50.2% boys and 49.8% girls) enrolled in schools in Andalusia, aged between 12 and 18 years (M = 14.63, SD = 1.91) participated in the study. A MANOVA 4 × 2 × 2 was carried out. The results showed that high child-to-parent violence was related to high levels of problematic use of social networking sites, alexithymia, and a more positive attitude towards the transgression of social norms. It was also found that adolescents from families with an indulgent style showed the lowest scores in problematic use of social networking sites, alexithymia, and positive attitude towards the transgression of social norms. Additionally, in situations of high child-to-parent violence, girls had higher scores in problematic use of social networking sites and alexithymia than boys. Finally, the results and their practical implications are discussed.

Funding information

“La violencia escolar, de pareja y filioparental en la adolescencia desde la perspectiva ecológica” is a project funded by Spain’s Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (reference: PSI2012-33464).


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