Difference in Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Personality Organization in Children of Hyderabad
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Acceptance of parents, Rejection of parents, Difference in parental styles


The present study attempts to examine the differences in perceived parental acceptance-rejection and personality organization in middle and lower middle class children of Hyderabad. The sample included 144 children of Hyderabad. The Parental Acceptance-Rejection Questionnaire and Personality Assessment Questionnaire were used. The data was collected through purposive random sampling technique. The results revealed that there is non-significant mean difference in perception of middle class children and lower middle class children towards parental acceptance –rejection for father and mother and there is significant mean difference in personality organization. The study has implications based on observation that children perceive their parents in the same way in both middle and lower middle socio-economic class.

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