Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2019

Relationship between Family Environment and Adjustment among Adolescence of Delhi Region

Ms. Neha Madan

Guru Ram Dass College of Education, West Jyoti Nagar Shahdara Delhi, Affilated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.016/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.016


Adolescents comprise nearly one-fifth of the total population of India. It is a transitional stage from childhood to adulthood and is a time of major changes in all areas of functioning. It is a period demanding significant adjustment to the physical and social changes which distinguish childhood behaviour from adult behaviour. Adolescents are facing multitude of problems throughout the world. Adolescents suffer from different maladjustment problems at one time or the other during their development and during this period there is need for cohesive family environment as family is the most important part of the child’s environment. In opinion of researches conducted related to adolescence the present study was conducted to examine the relationship between family environment and adjustment level of adolescence. The objectives for the study were: To study relationship between family environment and adjustment levels among adolescence and to identify the relationship between gender and adjustment levels among adolescence. The sample for the study comprised of 100 senior secondary students selected through random samling from two private schools located in east Delhi. Family Environment Scale (FES) by Harpreet Bhatia and N.K. Chadha, and Bell Adjustment Inventory by Hugh M. Bell (Indian Adaptation) Mohsin-shamshad adaptation of Bell adjustment inventory (1969) were used for the purpose of the study. Descriptive survey method was adopted for the study. The data collected for the study was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics using t-test and Pearsons Corelation. Results from study revealed that there is statistically significant difference between adjustment levels of male and female students.  It has also been analyzed that there is Positive correlation between Family Environment and Adjustment levels of Adolescence and which is found to be significant. In addition to this Positive correlation between maximum dimensions of family environment scale i.e. Coheshion, cohesion, expressiveness, acceptance and caring, independence and control with adjustment level interpreted. And the negative correlation between dimensions of active recreation orientation and organization dimension of family environment on adjustment of adolescence was found. Hence study lead to analyses that there is relationship between family environment and adjustment level of adolescence and there is strong need to enhance quality of family environment so that we can have well-adjusted adolescence who are future of any nation.
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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019