A comparative study between student’s IQ and Attributional Styles of parents
1. Ph.D.Assistant professor of psychology, payam _e_ noor university, Tehran, Iran
2, 3 MA of psychology, payam _e_ noor university, Tehran, Iran
4. MA of cognitive psychology, Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS), Tehran, Iran
5. MA of psychology, Department of Psychology, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
6. Department of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Abstract: Introduction: The presence of mental retarded children in the family can cause problems and more stress. This tension is concerning to attributional styles of parents and how they justify their life issues. Therefore, the main purpose of this research is to study the relationship between student’s IQ and Attributional styles of parents. Methods: The research population consisted of the parents of normal, gifted and mental retarded students who were enrolled in middle school in year of 2010- 2011. 90 cases (30 per group) were selected by casual - comparison method. The type of this study was practical for which, the Attributional Style Questionnaire (ASQ) was used as the research tool filled out by samples. To analyze the index the descriptive statistics (frequency,mean,standard deviation ) and to confirm the hypothesis the multivariate analysis of variance test were employed. Result: There is a significant relationship betweenIQ students (gifted, normal and retarded) and attributional styles of parents. Conclution: The student’s IQ has to do with attributional styles of parents .The higher student’s IQ,the higher marginally mean scores of parents in the pleasant styles. Moreover, the marginally mean scores of retardation student’s parents is higher in the unpleasant styles .The results of this study, thus,is effective to understand the problems , view these issues from the perspective of parents and present the appropriate strategies for intervention.
[M. E. Taghizadeh, S. Vafaee, E. Davari Nezhad, N. Ganji, A. Bagheri, D. Shayan. A comparative study between student’s IQ and Attributional Styles of parents. Life Sci J 2013;10(4s):371-379] (ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 56
Keywords: Attributional Style, Mental Retarded student, Gifted student, Normal student.