THE PSYCHO-SOCIO EFFECTS OF SINGLE PARENTHOOD ON ADOLESCENT SELF CONCEPT. A RESEARCH PROJECT TOPICS ON GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING
Although recent evidence implies linkages among depression or depressive symptoms , self-esteem, history of childhood abuse, and parenting. Children living in single family homes have different outlooks on life than children raised in a home with two parents.
The financial stability, psychological effects, emotional problems, low performance in education all take a toll on childhood when only one parent provides the attitudes, the evidence does not clearly elucidate the relationships among these variable.
The rising number of children who now live in single parent has led to considerable interest in the effects of family structure on adolescent development. Living with a single parent has been associated with children’s delinquency alcohol and substance use. Lower self-esteem, psychiatric problems, early initiation of sexual intercourse and learning school before graduation. A growing number researches suggest, however, that single parent family may different managing for African Nigeria.
Much of the research which has found detrimental effects of living with a single parent has be conducted with middle class peoples on the adolescent development research has found family structure effects that single parent at home hand a detrimental impact regardless of their person; cooper, pierce and Tidwell (1995) also concludes that living in a single-parent or step parent family is a risk factor for increased doing and alcohol use on the adolescent. Psychosocial outcomes and family process were compares that the higher marijuana use among youths living with their single parent and extended family adversely affects psychosocial development on the adolescent self concept.
1.9 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
To examine the effects of parenting in our society. Also comparing the academic performance of the child, factors on single parent, the self-esteem and depressive symptoms, parenting attitudes of low-income and single parents who have young children and young youth.