A study of relationship of Family environment with Mental Health of Adolescents of Sirsa district
Dhillon, Shamshir Singh
Kaur , Ranjit
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Adolescence is considered as a period of transition from childhood to adulthood. Adolescent period is considered very important aspect in human life because many developmental changes take place in this period such as physical growth, new peer emotions independent of parent, intellectual skill and so on. The present study was undertaken to examine the relationship between family environments with mental health of adolescents of Sirsa district. The family environment of the adolescents was assessed by using family environment scale by Dr. Harpreet Bhatia and Dr. N.K.Chadha (1993) and mental health of the adolescents was assessed by Mental Health Check list by Dr. Parmod Kumar (1992). 60 Adolescents including boys and girls were chosen from one school in urban area and another from rural area through random sampling technique. The tabulated data was analyzed and interpreted by using statistical technique, mean standard deviation, correlation and t-ratio. The present study will suggest suitable measures to strengthen the relationship of family environment with mental health of adolescents.
International Journal of Applied Research