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Abstract

The purpose of the present research was to determine the difference between the family functioning of juvenile delinquents and non delinquents. After detailed literature review it was hypothesized that score on the variable of Communication, Rigidity in Value and Norms, Affective Expression and Parental Control among family members of juvenile delinquents will be high as compared to non delinquents. Sample of the present research consisted of 240 adolescents divided into two groups of 120 delinquents and 120 non-delinquents from lowsocioeconomic status. Family Assessment Measure-Ill was administered in order to measure level of Communication, Value and Norms, Affective Expression and Parental Control among the family members of juvenile delinquents. {-test was calculated in order to determine the difference in Communication, Value and Norms, Affective Expression and Parental Control among families of juvenile delinquents and non delinquents. The results showed significant differences on the variable of Communication, Value & Norms, Affective Expression and Parental Control between the family members of delinquents and non delinquents.

Keywords

Juvenile delinquents, Communication, Affective expression, Parental control

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Published Online

June 07, 2021

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