TITLE

Impact of Maternal Employment on Well-being, Personality and Parent-child Relationships of Young Adults

AUTHOR(S)
Dutta, Debasmita; Das, Sanjukta
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
SIS Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health;Jan2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The present study is an attempt to explore and quantify the effect of maternal employment on well-being, personality and parent-child relationships of young adults of nuclear families. For this purpose a sample of 120 undergraduate students (age ranging from 19-21 years) from nuclear families, 60 with working mothers and 60 with mothers who were full time home makers, 30 males and 30 females in each sub sample, was chosen. General well- being, personality and parent child relationship of this sample were studied by administering P.G.I. General Well-Being Measure (Verma and Verma, 1989), NEO Five Factor Inventory - Form S (NEOFFI) (Costa and McCrae, 1992), Parent-Child Relationship Scale (Rao, 1989). The data were analyzed using parametric statistics. Results showed that maternal employment has significant impact on wellbeing, personality and parent-child relationship of young adults of nuclear families.
ACCESSION #
57572319

 

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