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| Published: December 07, 2020

A genetic correlation among young adults and their respective FDRS in temperament, aggression orientation and family environment

Miss Debangana Bhattacharya

Ph.D. Student, Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Pritha Mukhopadhyay

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.078/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.078


Every family is a system — a complex whole made up of intercalated and interacting parts. Socialization between parent and child is not one-way process. Parents do socialize children, but socialization in families is reciprocal. The present study aims to find out the presence of genetical correlation among young adults with their FDR’s (biological father) in personality characteristics like temperament, aggression orientation and the influence of family environment on their behaviour. 15 young adults male and 15 young adult female and their respective First-degree relatives were assessed on Temperament Character Inventory, Aggression Orientation Scale and Family Environment scale to fulfil the aims of the study. The study reveals that Harm avoidance of male adults with their respective FDRs is positively associated and a significant difference in novelty seeking and buffers towards aggression among male adults with their respective FDRs has been found. A positive correlation has been found in novelty seeking, harm avoidance, self-directedness, cooperativeness, predisposed aggression, internalize tendency, physical aggression, buffer towards aggression, expressiveness, conflict and active recreational orientation of female adult with their FDRs, there is a significant difference between Female adult with their respective FDRs group in Cooperativeness, Active Recreational Orientation, Independence, Organization and Control.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020