Role of Marital Status of Parents on Self-esteem, Happiness and Academic-achievement among Adolescents

Title

Role of Marital Status of Parents on Self-esteem, Happiness and Academic-achievement among Adolescents

Description

Adolescence is that development period of human life where the adolescent learns the knowledge of reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving behavior, emotional intelligence, and managing relationships. In today???s society, divorce has become a common affair. A child perception of divorce will be largely determined by age and gender. The purpose of the current study was to find out the role of marital status of parents and gender in self-esteem, happiness and academic achievement of adolescents. Four CBSE schools from Bhubanseswar, Odisha were contacted for the data collection. Total number of samples was 60 students of separated family and 60 students from intact family were selected randomly for the study of happiness, selfesteem and academic achievement. Among each 60 sample 30 were female and 30 were male to check the effect of gender on happiness, self-esteem and academic achievement of adolescents. The result of the study shown that adolescents with divorced parents has less happiness score, low self-esteem and less academic achievement in comparison to adolescents with both parents. On gender basis it was found out that female adolescents have less happiness score and low selfesteem in comparison to male adolescents. But female adolescents have shown high academic achievement in comparison to male adolescents. Adolescence is the vulnerable time period of a human???s life span. The adolescents need to get proper love, affection, attention from parents and society. Parents play a vital role in adolescents??? life. According to the current study the adolescents with divorced parents need to get proper support, love and counseling if necessary.

Creator

Subhra Subhadarshini Acharya

Source

Psychology

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Citation

Subhra Subhadarshini Acharya, “Role of Marital Status of Parents on Self-esteem, Happiness

and Academic-achievement among Adolescents,” CHRIST (Deemed To Be University) Institutional Repository, accessed December 3, 2022, http://archives.christuniversity.in/items/show/1587.

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