Volume 9 - Issue 3
The Predictiveness of Mothers’ Emotion Socialization Behaviours on the Attachment Levels of 6 Year-Old Children
Gökçe İLHAN ILDIZ
Namık Kemal University, Turkey
Feyza UÇAR ÇABUK
Korkut Ata University, Turkey
Serdal SEVEN
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation University, Turkey
İsa KAYA
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation University, Turkey

Abstract:
This study aims to analyse the predictiveness of the emotion socialization behaviours of the mothers of 6-year-old children on the children’s attachment levels. The study group of this descriptive research designed with the screening model, one of the quantitative research methods, included 143 pairs of mothers and 60- to 72-month-old normally-developing children attending two kindergartens affiliated with the İstanbul Başakşehir Directorate of National Education during the 2019-2020 academic term. The data collection instruments used in the study were the parent form designed by the authors to collect sociodemographic data from the children and families who participated in the study, the Incomplete Doll Family Story Scale (IDFSS), which was used to determine the children's levels of attachment, and the Coping With Children's Negative Emotions Scale (CCNES). Calculation of descriptive statistics of scores for the Incomplete Doll Family History scale and the Dealing with Children's Negative Emotions scale. The model formed at the end of the multiple linear regression analysis shows that mothers’ emotion socialization behaviours accounted for 57% of the variance related to the children’s attachment level.
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