Personal Values in Relation to Parental Relationship and Vulnerability towards Psychopathology
The present study investigated value priorities in relation to parental relationship and vulnerability towards psychopathology including anxiety and depression. A sample of 225 students was recruited through disproportionate stratified random sampling from three universities. Personal values were assessed through Portrait Value Questionnaire (PVQ- Urdu Version). The psychopathology was assessed through Depression and Anxiety Scales of Symptom Checklist-Revised. The participants were asked to rate the relationship with their parents on 5 point Likert scale. The results revealed that Tradition value had significant negative relationship with father, whereas, no significant relationship was found between any value and relationship with mother. Further, no significant relationship emerged between personal values and anxiety and depression.
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