International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016

Subjective Well Being in Indian Family Structure: A Study on Middle Aged Adults

Mudassir Mohi- Ud- Din | Shalini Barthwal

Abstract: The objective of this study was to compare the scores of both genders in relation to the family structure (nuclear and extended family) on the various subjective well-being dimensions.60 male and 60 female adults of average age 46.6 years were assessed on Subjective well- being scale (Sell & Nagpal, 1992). The findings revealed that extended family provides a favourable environment for inculcating high sense of subjective well being in both male and female adults.

Keywords: Subjective well being, Nuclear family, Extended family, Middle-aged adults, Gender difference

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,

Pages: 722 - 725

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