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Parent Adolescent Communication in relation to Personality Type and Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents

Anju , S (2018) Parent Adolescent Communication in relation to Personality Type and Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents. UNSPECIFIED thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

he purpose of the current study is to investigate parent adolescent communication in relation to personality type and suicidal ideation among adolescents. In step with World health organisation (2012), suicide is currently amongst the third leading reason of death among adolescents. The objective of the research is (a) To analyze if there is any relationship between parent-adolescent communication, big five personality trait, and suicidal ideation; (b) To analyze how the mother-adolescent communication moderates the big five personality trait and suicidal ideation in adolescents; (c) To analyze how the father-adolescent communication moderates the big five personality trait and suicidal ideation in adolescents; (d) To analyze if there is any significant gender difference on suicidal ideation. The study was quantitative in nature; with correlational research design. The target population were adolescents from various academic institutes in Kerala. The sample consists of 300 adolescents. Convenience sampling method was used to select participants. The tools used were Parent Adolescent Communication Scale (Olson, 1985), Big Five Personality Inventory (Cattell, 1960) and Beck’s Suicidal Ideation Scale (Beck, 1979). Data analysis used were Spearman’s rank order correlation, moderation analysis and Mann Whitney U test. The results were as follows: there was significant relationship between parent adolescent communication, personality type and suicidal ideation. Problems in mother adolescent communication shows a moderating role on extraversion. Openness of mother adolescent communication has a moderating role on openness to experience. Family or communication between mother and father plays a totally essential position in shaping the personality and mental health among adolescents

Item Type:Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Subjects:Thesis > MPhil
Thesis > MPhil > Psychology
Divisions:?? mphlpsy ??
ID Code:7873
Deposited By:Shaiju M C
Deposited On:16 Aug 2019 16:15
Last Modified:16 Aug 2019 16:17

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