DIFFERENT OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION STYLES AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS OF GIRLS IN EMPLOYED MOTHERS WITH HOUSEKEEPER MOTHERS

  • LEILA SEIFOLLAHI Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to compare styles of conflict resolution and behavioral problems of girls in employed and housekeeper mothers. In this research that was done using casual-comparison method (after events) 200 employed mothers and 200 housekeeper ones of girls of high schools in Tehran (Iran)were selected as the sample based on cluster-random method. Rahim Organizational Conflict Inventory-II (ROC-II) and children’s behavioral problem questionnaire (parental form, 1994) were used for information collection that was previously normalized in studies conducted in Iran and its validity has been confirmed. In this research, reliability of the questionnaire was assessed through Cronbach alpha and was confirmed with a high reliability of 0.80. The t-test was used to test the hypotheses. The results showed that there is a statistically significant difference between employed and housekeeper women in all styles except conflict resolution style. And integration conflict resolution style and avoiding conflict resolution style in employed women are more than those in housekeeper ones and also, required conflict resolution style in housekeeper women is more than that in employed ones. Also, the results showed that there is a statistically significant difference between girls of employed and housekeeper women in hyperactivity and aggression, anxiety and depression, disorder, and lack of attention. This research confirms that employment of women results in enhancement of behavioral disorder among children. It is suggested that policy makers and planners in the country must pay attention to this point.

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Published
2018-10-13
How to Cite
SEIFOLLAHI, L. (2018). DIFFERENT OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION STYLES AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS OF GIRLS IN EMPLOYED MOTHERS WITH HOUSEKEEPER MOTHERS. International Journal of Educational Studies, 15(2). Retrieved from http://fssh-journal.org/index.php/es/article/view/54