Self Esteem and Peer Group Relationship of Adolescent Children in Single Parent Families

Authors

  • Anjaly Mohan1, Priya V2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1419

Keywords:

Adolescents, Peer Group Relationship, Single parent family and Self Esteem.

Abstract

As the family and its structure are in a descend form, children, especially adolescents may feel a sense

of insecurity due to lack of proper care and support from their own imbalanced family system and other

socialising agents. Therefore, the present study re-searches on the Self Esteem and Peer Group Relationship

of adolescents from the Single parent families. This descriptive study emphasizes on Quantitative research,

were the primary data was collected through the Survey Method using a questionnaire. The data was

collected from two schools in Kollam District, Kerala, one from an aided school and another Government

school and the sample size is 51 students from 8th to 12th standard. The tool consists of socio-demographic

data, Peer Group Relation Scale by Hudson and Self Esteem Scale by Rosenberg. The study result shows as

there is significant relation between Self Esteem and Peer Group Relationship of Adolescents from Single

parent families.

Author Biography

Anjaly Mohan1, Priya V2

1PhD Scholar, 2Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Amrita School of Engineering,

Coimbatore, Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham, India

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Anjaly Mohan1, Priya V2. (2020). Self Esteem and Peer Group Relationship of Adolescent Children in Single Parent Families. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 339-343. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1419