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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44615

Family Environment and Psychological wellbeing of Adolescents

Khushpreet Kaur, Dr. Rajnish Sharma

Abstract

The present study investigated the effect of family environment on psychological well-being of adolescents. A sample of 1008 adolescents studying in 11th and 12th class of rural and urban schools of five districts was selected from Punjab by using simple random sampling technique. Psychological wellbeing scale by Sisodia and Choudary and Family environment scale by Bhatia and Chadha were used for data collection. The data was analyzed using mean, standard deviation, and‘t’ test. The study revealed that there is no significant difference in family environment among adolescent with respect to gender. There is a significant difference in family environment among adolescent on independence and organization dimensions of family environment with respect to institution. There is a significant difference in family environment among adolescent on acceptance, independence, and control dimensions of family environment with respect to locale. There exists a positive correlation between psychological well-being and family environment. Further, significant correlation was found on activerecreational orientation dimension of family environment and psychological well-being.

Keywords

Psychological well-being, adolescents, family environment, child development.

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