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The Relationship Between Parent and Adolescent Levels of Religiosity and
Quality of the Parent-Child Relationship

Chowdhury, Salwa

The present study retrospectively explored the difference and similarities in religious beliefs between female Muslims during adolescence, and their parents; and how the similarities/differences relate to the quality of the parent-child relationship. It was hypothesized that religious similarity between a parent and adolescent would be positively correlated with the quality of the parent-child relationship. Similar levels of religiosity between the mother and adolescent was positively related to the positivity of the mother-daughter relationship. The number of similar religious practices followed by the father and daughter was also positively related to the positivity of the father-daughter relationship. In addition, implications of this study and future suggestions for research are discussed in this paper.



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Psychology (Barnard College)
B.A., Barnard College
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May 16, 2011
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