Mother-Child Relationship: The Children’s Experiences



The purpose of this study was to examine mother-child relationship using children’s experiences. Two groups of children were examined using both structured and unstructured interviews as well as questionnaire. The groups consisted of 59 children between the age of 3 and 7 who were interviewed in their classrooms as well as 60 children between 8 and 11 who were given questionnaires to respond to. The first group of children were videotaped and their responses were categorized and analysed using qualitative method. Also the responses of the second group were analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed the children‘s divers responses. The implications of these were discusses and further suggestion were made.

Key words: Physical contact, Relationship, Social development, Physical reward.

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