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Riaz Z, Ahmad R. Communication Deviance and Inconsistent Control in Family: A Study on Male Juvenile Offenders. IJPBS. 2007; 1 (2) :28-32
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-137-en.html

Abstract:   (7722 Views)
Objective: The purpose of the present research was to determine the role of perceived communication deviance and inconsistent control (Parental) in the family of maleJuvenile offenders (age 12 yrs-18 yrs) through its comparison with their non-offender counterparts.
Methods: Sample of the present research consisted of 200 adolescents divided into two groups of offenders and non- offenders from low socioeconomic status. General Scale of Family Assessment Measure-Version III (FAM-III) was administered in order to measure the level of Communication, whereas Dyadic Relationship Scale was used to measure Control among the family members of male offenders and non offenders. Student’s t-test was calculated in order to determine the difference in the level of Communication, and Control among family members of both groups.
Results: The results showed significant differences on the variables of Communication and Control among the family members of offenders and their non- offender counterparts.
Conclusion: The problem of relationship between family and the adolescent children should be taken into consideration while designing effective programs for the prevention of delinquency.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2012/05/28 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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