Components of the ideal pattern of parent communication with adolescent

Document Type : Original Article


Faculty of culture and communication and Islamic Studies. Imam Sadiq University. Tehran


Parent-adolescent conflicts are one of the most important problems of adolescence in the family system, which has various consequences in terms of their personal and social development. In formulating this problem, the communication model of parents with adolescent is considered one of the main factors and variables in this field. The current research was conducted with the aim of identifying the main components of the ideal pattern of communication between parents and adolescents in the family. The method of this research is qualitative and a semi-structured interview was used to collect information. The type of sampling was purposeful and continued until theoretical saturation was reached. The interviewees were purposefully selected from experts and specialists in communication sciences, psychology, Educational and Islamic sciences. To analyze the data obtained from the interview, thematic analysis method was used by the Attride- Stirling method. In the analysis process that was done using Maxqda2020 software, three global themes and eight organizing themes were obtained. The global themes and, in other words, the main components of the ideal pattern of communication between parents and adolescents include "Maintain intimacy", "giving dignity" and "giving responsibility". Based on the results obtained, cultural-communication institutions should, in addition to educating and empowering families in the field of the ideal way to communicate with adolescent, promote a positive and opportunity-oriented view of this stage in the society correct representation of adolescence in the media.


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Available Online from 09 June 2024
  • Receive Date: 09 December 2023
  • Revise Date: 15 March 2024
  • Accept Date: 09 June 2024