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| Published: November 01, 2020

Gender and family structure as determinants of psychological well-being

Ms. Sita Kumari Jha

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychology, Meerut College, Meerut (UP), India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Israil Miya

Associate Prof., Department of Psychology, Meerut College, Meerut (UP), India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.023/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.023

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In the Present study researcher investigates the effects of gender and family pattern on psychological well-being of adult people.  For this purpose, 220 subjects were randomly selected from Meerut city, in which55 males and 55 females subjects from joint family and 55 males and 55 female subjects from nuclear families were taken into the study. To measure psychological well-being of the subjects, Psychological Well-being Scale developed and standardized by Dr. D. S. Sisodia and Ms. Pooja Choudhary was used. For data analysis 2*2 factorial research design was used.  Findings of the study reveal insignificant main effects as well as interaction effect of gender and family pattern on psychological well-being of adult people.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.023/20200804

10.25215/0804.023

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