International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Human Development and Family Studies | India | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020


Assessment of Family Environment of Middle Adulthood Respondents

Kiranpreet Kaur [5] | Sushma Kaushik


Abstract: Present study was conducted to assess family environment of middle adulthood respondents in Hisar, Haryana. Sample of present study comprised 100 middle adulthood respondents out of which 50 from rural and 50 urban area. Family Environment scale by Bhatia and Chadha (2002) which measured 8 dimensions on family was administered. The study revealed that rural area respondents had higher scores for cohesion, acceptance & caring whereas urban respondents had higher score for expressiveness and active recreational orientation. Results indicate significant difference among rural and urban respondents with respect to cohesion, expressiveness, active recreational orientation and acceptance & caring. However, no difference was found in the family environment of rural and urban respondents regarding conflict, independence, organization and control.


Keywords: Family Environment, Cohesion, Expressiveness, Acceptance, Independence, Active recreational orientation, Organization, Control


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020,


Pages: 1300 - 1302


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