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Temperament and anxiety of children in childcare centre: child-parent relationship as mediator


Low, Biam Hong and Arshat, Zarinah and Yaacob, Siti Nor (2018) Temperament and anxiety of children in childcare centre: child-parent relationship as mediator. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 8 (5). pp. 79-86. ISSN 2220-8488; ESSN: 2221-0989


The present study was conducted to determine the relationships between child temperament and anxiety with child-parent relationship as mediator among children in childcare centers in Selangor, Malaysia. A total of 319 mothers with children aged between 3 to 6 years old were participated in the study. The findings revealed that both child’s sociability and close child-parent relationship had significant negative relationship with child’s anxiety symptom. Emotional children had significant higher levels of child’s anxiety symptom. Closeness child-parent relationship was fully mediated in child emotionality with anxiety and also child sociability with anxiety.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Human Ecology
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.30845/ijhss.v8n5a9
Publisher: Center for Promoting Ideas
Keywords: Child's temperament; Child-parent relationship; Anxiety; Childcare center
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2020 06:37
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2020 06:37
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/22697
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