Effect of Parent-Child Relationship on Mental Health of Adolescent Girls

  • Riya Tiwari Assistance Professor Institute of Teachers Education Pt.Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur (CG) 492010
  • Reecha Sao Assistant Professor, Disha College of Education, Pt. RSU Raipur (CG)
Keywords: Adolescent girls, Parent Child Relationship, Mental health.


The objective of the study was to find out the Effect of Parent-Child Relationship on Mental Health of Adolescent  Girls. Method:- Total 100 Adolescent Girls of Higher secondary schools of Raipur city were selected as subjects. All the subjects were randomly selected. First of all Scale of PCRS was administrated upon the sample. Data of PCRS was analyzed  and categorized in two categories, i.e. Q1 and Q3, then Mental health inventory  was administrated in both the above said groups. After collecting the data, t-test was applied to check difference in the scores of mental health of high scorer PCRS and low scorer PCRS adolescent girls. Karl Pearson product moment method was applied to check the correlation between Parent Child Relationship scores and mental health of both high and low scorer PCRS groups separately. Conclusion:- The present study concludes that Relationship between parents and their adolescent girls directly affects the mental health of adolescent girls.


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