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Family Functioning of Working and Non-Working Mothers in Joint Family: In Adolescents’ Perspectives

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  • S. Pon Shylaja, Dr. Neharshi Srivastava , Dr. M. Ramya Maheswari

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https://doi.org/10.47750/pnr.2023.14.S01.70

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The aim of the study was to examine the adolescent’s perception of family functioning of working and non-working mothers in joint family in terms of problem-solving, communication, roles, affective responsiveness, affective involvement, behavior control and general functioning. The research design adopted for the study is ex-post facto research design. The sample consisted of 123 adolescent school going children. The simple random sampling was used to choose the schools, whereas the convenient sampling was used for the selection of respondents. The personal data sheet and McMaster Family Assessment Device (FAD) was used for data collection. The independent sample t-test was used to analyze the data. Results indicates, based on the adolescent’s perception of family functioning, there is a significant difference between working and non-working mothers of joint families in terms of adolescent’s perception in problem-solving, communication, affective responsiveness, affective involvement, and general functioning. However, no significant difference were found in terms of roles and behavior control.

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2023-01-15 — Updated on 2023-01-16

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Family Functioning of Working and Non-Working Mothers in Joint Family: In Adolescents’ Perspectives. (2023). Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 569-574. https://doi.org/10.47750/pnr.2023.14.S01.70 (Original work published 2023)