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Family Environment and Aggression in Adolescents:A Correlational Study


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The main purpose of this research was to determine the family environment as a function of Aggression in adolescents. The sample was comprised of 200 adolescents with age range from 13 to 18 years. Out of 200 samples, 100 adolescents were of cohesive family environment and 100 were of poor family environment. Family environment scale developed by Moos and aggression scale developed by Roma Pal and Yasmeen Naqvi. This scale was used to collect the data. The obtained data were statistically analyzed. Results of the present study revealed that there were significant mean differences among aggression level of adolescents of cohesive family environment and adolescents of poor family environment. When both the groups of adolescents were compared on overall ten measures of family environment scale (viz., cohesion, expressiveness, conflict, independence, achievement orientation, intellectual orientation, active recreational orientation, & moral religious emphasis) it was found that high aggression level adolescents come from poor family environment.

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Family Environment, Aggression, Adolescents.
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Jaishree Jain
Department of Psychology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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The main purpose of this research was to determine the family environment as a function of Aggression in adolescents. The sample was comprised of 200 adolescents with age range from 13 to 18 years. Out of 200 samples, 100 adolescents were of cohesive family environment and 100 were of poor family environment. Family environment scale developed by Moos and aggression scale developed by Roma Pal and Yasmeen Naqvi. This scale was used to collect the data. The obtained data were statistically analyzed. Results of the present study revealed that there were significant mean differences among aggression level of adolescents of cohesive family environment and adolescents of poor family environment. When both the groups of adolescents were compared on overall ten measures of family environment scale (viz., cohesion, expressiveness, conflict, independence, achievement orientation, intellectual orientation, active recreational orientation, & moral religious emphasis) it was found that high aggression level adolescents come from poor family environment.

Keywords


Family Environment, Aggression, Adolescents.