The purpose of this study was to determine the Relationship between parenting styles with emotional maturity and Alexithymia by mediating educational compatibility among female students in Zanjan.
The research method was correlational. The target population of all 1220 primary school students in district 2 of Zanjan in the academic year of 96-95 and their parents were among them, 200 of them were selected by Cochran method and simple random sampling. The data collection tools included the scale of Bamirand childbearing styles, affective Singing Maturity, Toronto's Alexithymia and Educational Adjustment of Sinha and Singh (1993). Data analysis was performed using Pearson correlation and multiple regression tests in linear method and also to determine the mediating role of Baron Kenney's 4-step method in SPSS version 22 software.
There was a significant relationship between easy parenting style with emotional insecurity, personality collapse as well as total emotional maturity, as well as between the authoritative parenting style and the difficulty in describing feelings (P<0.05). There was a significant correlation between empowered style with total Alexithymia and all its components (P<0.05). The results of multiple regression analysis showed that all three parenting styles were able to explain some components of emotional and Alexithymia puberty (P<0.05). Finally, educational adaptation was a mediator in the relationship between the weak and influential styles of emotional maturity and Alexithymia.
According to the results of this study, correction of parenting styles is suggested using educational and therapeutic interventions for parents.