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Adolescent Alienation and its Relation to Family Environment

Gursharan Singh Kalki, Satnam Singh



The main aim of this research paper work is to study adolescent alienation in relation to family environment. Adolescent alienation is a teenager’s inability to connect meaningfully with other people. Alienation is frequently characterized by feelings of powerlessness, isolation &and self-estrangement. The family is a complex system composed of individuals interacting with one another. Three dimensions of family environment i.e., cohesion, expressiveness &and conflict are often used as indicators of family functioning. It was hypothesized that three dimensions of adolescent alienation i.e., powerlessness, isolation &and self-estrangement will have a significant inverse correlation with two dimensions i.e., cohesion and expressiveness in the family but will have a significant positive correlation with family conflict. Pearson product moment correlation were was used through STATISTICA software tool to study adolescent alienation dimensions with family environment dimensions. A strong significant inverse correlation was found between powerlessness, isolation &and self-estrangement dimensions of adolescent alienation &and cohesion and expressiveness dimension of family environment. A strong significant positive correlation was found between powerlessness, isolation &and self-estrangement dimensions of adolescent alienation &and conflict dimension of family environment.


Keywords: Adolescent alienation, family environment, cohesion, isolation, expressiveness

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Gursharan Singh Kalki, Satnam Singh. Adolescent Alienation and its Relation to Family Environment. Research & Reviews: Journal of Statistics. 2020; 9(1): 1–4p.

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