Objective: Today, while it is desired to raise self-confident individuals, studies show that the number of individuals with narcissistic tendencies is increasing. For this reason the aim of this study is to determine the relationship between perceived parental attitudes, narcissistic personality and life satisfaction in high school students, and to reveal how these concepts affect each other. Method: The population of the research consisted of 1486 high school students over the age of 18 living and studying in Esenler, Istanbul. As a result of the power analysis calculation, the sample of the study consisted of 322 high school students from 7 different schools. Sociodemographic Information Form, Narcissistic Personality Inventory, EMBU-C (Egna Minnen Barndoms Uppfostran for Children) and The Satisfaction With Life Scale were used to collect data.. Results Male students have higher narcissistic personality tendencies than female students. As the educational level of their mothers decreased, students' narcissistic personality tendency and the possibility of having psychological problems increased. As the educational level of their mothers increased, students' life satisfaction increased. As the educational level of their fathers increased, students' narcissistic personality tendencies decreased and their life satisfaction increased. As family income levels increased, students' narcissistic personality tendency levels and life satisfaction levels increased. Among the students, those who live in dormitories or with relatives have higher levels of narcissistic personality tendencies and life satisfaction than those who live with their families. Students who did not receive psychotherapy have higher levels of narcissistic personality tendencies and life satisfaction than those who received psychotherapy. Conclusion: It was determined that parental attitudes have no effect on narcissistic personality tendency.
Narcissism, Parental Attitude, Life Satisfaction