IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 11, November 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
The purpose of the study is to see the link between two different styles of parenting with aggression and resilience in present adolescents. With the changing world and lifestyle the ways of rearing a child is also changing. Child’s advancement in his personality, attitude, and behavior are also dependent on the parents and can influence the aggressive behavior and the resilience or how successfully they are able to adapt in the difficult circumstances. For the study, 120 participants from different schools (Dehradun, India) were selected through convenience sampling technique. Tools used in the study were Adolescent Parenting Attitude Four Factor Questionnaire (APA-FFQ), Buss and Perry Aggression Questionnaire and Brief Resilience Scale. It was a quantitative study and t-test was used to analyze the data. The result indicated that both authoritative and authoritarian styles of rearing had an impact on the child’s aggression and that aggression was high in authoritarian style of parenting. Furthermore, there was no impact of both the parenting styles on resilience of a child. It was concluded that two different styles of rearing have an impact on aggression but not on resilience of a child.