Why i trust my father? : in the eyes of malaysian adolescents

Jasmine Adela Mutang, and Chan, Alfred, Huan Zhi and Norzihan Ayub, and Chua, Bee Seok and Rosnah Ismail, and Ooh, Siew Ling and Uichol Kim, (2012) Why i trust my father? : in the eyes of malaysian adolescents. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 6 (12). pp. 3531-3534. ISSN 1307-6892

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate how much both son and daughter trust their father and what are the underlying reasons they trust their father. The results revealed five main reasons why Malaysian adolescents trust their father. Those reasons are related to the role of father, father-child relationship, father’s characteristics, father’s nurturing nature and father’s attitude and behavior. A total of 1022 students (males = 241, females = 781) from one of public university in Sabah, Malaysia participated in the study. The participants completed open-ended questionnaires developed by Kim (2008), asking how much the adolescents trust their father, and the reasons why they trust their father. The data was analysed by using the indigenous psychology method proposed by [1] Findings of this study revealed the pattern of trust towards father for both Malaysian male and female adolescents. The results contributed new information about Malaysian adolescents’ trust towards their father form the indigenous context. The implications of finding will be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent, Father-child relationship, Indigenous Psychology, Trust
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 04:01
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2018 23:32
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/18480

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