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The Effect of Single Parent and Both Parents Family on Emotional and Behavioral Problems


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1 Ankur Rehab Center, Dharmpuri, Indore, India
2 Shri Arvindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, M.P., India
     

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This study was two group comparative designs on a sample of 60 children in age group of 6-18 years hailing from an equal number of single and both parent family homes to examine their reported prevalence of problem and to see whether students (males & females) and intact and non-intact families has difference in their Emotional and Behavioural Problems. For assessment of problem behaviors in children, the Emotional and Behavior Problem Scale (EBPS-2) was used in this study. Taking consent for the study, the detail about the study was explained to the students. The socio demographic details were filled by participants and proper instruction was given to the participants. The Emotional and Behaviour Problem Scale (EBPS-2) on 30 both parents and 30 single parent's student were administered. Results show that, on the whole, children from intact parent family homes have fewer behaviour problems than those from single parent households. In relation to associated variables, more boys than girls are reported as having additional problem behaviours within the studied sample in the present study. The results are discussed along with its implications planning parent training and home to deal with Emotional and Behaviour problems and also enrichment training programs especially for the single parent families in our country.

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Single Parents, Both Parents Family, Emotional and Behavioural Problem.
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Authors

Ajay Kumar Maurya
Ankur Rehab Center, Dharmpuri, Indore, India
Ashok Parasar
Ankur Rehab Center, Dharmpuri, Indore, India
Ajay Sharma
Shri Arvindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, M.P., India

Abstract


This study was two group comparative designs on a sample of 60 children in age group of 6-18 years hailing from an equal number of single and both parent family homes to examine their reported prevalence of problem and to see whether students (males & females) and intact and non-intact families has difference in their Emotional and Behavioural Problems. For assessment of problem behaviors in children, the Emotional and Behavior Problem Scale (EBPS-2) was used in this study. Taking consent for the study, the detail about the study was explained to the students. The socio demographic details were filled by participants and proper instruction was given to the participants. The Emotional and Behaviour Problem Scale (EBPS-2) on 30 both parents and 30 single parent's student were administered. Results show that, on the whole, children from intact parent family homes have fewer behaviour problems than those from single parent households. In relation to associated variables, more boys than girls are reported as having additional problem behaviours within the studied sample in the present study. The results are discussed along with its implications planning parent training and home to deal with Emotional and Behaviour problems and also enrichment training programs especially for the single parent families in our country.

Keywords


Single Parents, Both Parents Family, Emotional and Behavioural Problem.