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A Comparative Study of the Relation between the Family Well-being and Mental Health of the Adolescent from Divorced and Undivorced Family

Author ZhangLi
Tutor LiLin
School Fujian Normal University
Course Developmental and Educational Psychology
Keywords Adolescent from Divorced Family Subjective Well-Being Family Well-Being Mental Health
CLC G449
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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The paper studys the mental problem of the adolescents from divorced families from the perspective of positive psychology.The research compiles questionnaire of Adolescent’ Family Well-being through reviewing of the literature、interviewing research and statistical analysis.The paper uses the questionnaire of Adolescent’ Family Well-being and Middle School Student Mental Health Scale to investigate 1175 middle school students and college students coming from Fuzhou、Nanjing and Chengdu,and annlyze adolescents from divorced and undivorced families comparatively,review the relation among parent divorce、Family Well-being and Mental health.The results show that:(1)The questionnaire of Adolescent Family Well-being has good reliability and validity,it includs five dimensions:satisfaction of family member relationship、satisfaction of family educational mode、satisfaction of family communication、positive and negative emotional experience in family life.(2)The Family Well-being of adolescents from divorced family is dramaticlly lower than adolescents from undivorced family.(3)There is dramaticlly Family Well-being difference among grade in Both adolescents from divorced and undivorced family, showing some consistency: the Family Well-being of the freshmen is the highest,and the junior three student is the lowest.(4)The Family Well-being of the adolescent from only child family is lower dramaticlly than non-only child family in divorced family,but the difference doesn’t exist in undivorced family.(5)Adolescents from both divorced and undivorced families have some problems about mental health,but there is no dramaticlly difference between them.(6)Parents divorce cann’t influence the adolescent’s mental health directly but through the influence of the adolescents’ Family Well-being indirectly.The mental health of adolescent is not only influenced by Family Well-being,but also by more other factors.

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