The Effect of Sensation Seeking from Peers, Parenting Style, Religious Values ​​and Juvenile Delinquency in Middle Adolescence of High School


This study wanted to see the effect of sensation seeking, parenting style, and the value of religious studies on juvenile delinquency. The urge of sensation seeking is a tendency to seek diversity for something new. Parenting style is way of how parents raise their children. Religious study is a process of transferring a set of moral values ​​and norms which serve to guide spiritual life and human life both as individuals and as communities. While juvenile delinquency is behavior of breaking social, legal, and religion norms which is conducted by people under age 18 years. These two aspects of religious value and parenting style are the form of conflict resolution for juvenile delinquency behavior. The research was conducted on 222 middle adolescents (ages 15-18 years) who attended the two vocational school which has tendency to behave delinquen. The results of the regression test there was a significant effect (R2 = 0.220 or 22%) of sensation seeking, parenting style and religious studies​​ on juvenile delinquency. Keywords: sensation seeking, parenting style, religious studies, juvenile delinquency, middle adolescence.

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Erik Wijaya, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
Reza Olitalia, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
Fransisca Iriani. R. D, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
Riana Sahrani, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia

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Conference: ACP2014
Stream: Psychology

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