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Parent-Adolescent Interaction and Outcomes
This study aimed to investigate perception of parent-adolescent interaction, outcomes and also to find out gender differences (girl Vs mother, girls Vs father and boy Vs mother, boy Vs father). Data were collected from 1719 adolescents (692 girls, 1027 boys) studying in 7th (329 boys, 263 girls), 9th (320 boys, 244 girls) and 11th (378 boys, 185 girls) classes of some selected schools of Delhi. Age ranged from 11-17 years. Self constructed questionnaire was used to find out parent-adolescent interaction and outcomes, categorized into 5 dimensions namely; Quality of interaction, Parental support, Kind of Treatment, Punishment and Reward and Criticism/Complaints between adolescents and their parents. Students were asked to mark their responses separately for father and mother, as per instructions provided for each section. Means and standard deviations were calculated. ‘t’ test was used to find out significance of difference between means. The result revealed that there are significant differences in parental interaction and outcomes with adolescent of different age groups and sex.
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How to cite this article:
I Bansal, S Sharma. (2015). Parent-Adolescent Interaction and Outcomes. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 3 (1), DOI: 10.25215/0301.097, DIP: 18.01.097/20150301
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