Adolescents Behaviour Problems among women headed families

Kasiraman, Dr.R.Dhakshinamurthy


This paper is to understand the adolescent’s behaviour problems, mental health status and Home Environment on women headed families in adolescents population. A number of reviews have been proposed to explain the relationship between family structure and adolescent behaviour problems, including several that consider parent-child relations, family income, stress, and residential mobility. However, studies have not explored which families reside affect the association between family structure and adolescents behaviours problems. The adolescents from homes with women headed families reported more behavioural problem  like, adjust mental difficulties, interpersonal problems, drug and alcohol related issues, conduct problems and academic poor performance. Moreover, adolescents living in female headed households reported more problem behaviours irrespective of family structure

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