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The Clarion- International Multidisciplinary Journal
Year : 2015, Volume : 4, Issue : 1
First page : ( 84) Last page : ( 88)
Print ISSN : 2277-1697. Online ISSN : 2277-937X.

Influence of family relationship on self concept of adolescents: a study in Guwahati, India

Sahariah Sonali Borah, Saikia Polee

Department of Education, Gauhati University, Guwahati, India

Corresponding author: khorikajai@gmail.com

Online published on 16 February, 2015.


Family, the first agency through which a child learns the sociability and skills of life has been one of the key factors which shape the personality, self concept, social adjustment and other traits of a person. Adolescent period is one of the most crucial period of once life when a child experiences physical and mental changes. The way an adolescent gets counselling and support in a family determines his or her personality in later years. The present paper is an attempt to study the influence of family relationship on self concept of adolescents in Guwahati city. The study shows that there is insignificant relationship between family relationship and self concept with no significant difference between self concept of boys and girls.



Family relationship, adolescence, self concept.


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