Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
Research Article

The Adjustment Level According to Family Function Perceptions of Adolescents


Uzm. Hem., Hava Harp Okulu, ARGE Şube Müdürlüğü


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Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2010; 18: 56-62
Read: 502 Downloads: 342 Published: 18 December 2019

Purpose: This study was conducted as a descriptive and comparative study to determine the adjustment level according to family function perceptions of adolescents.

Method: The universe of study was 385 students. The sample of study consisted of 275 high school students who agreed to participate to the study Data were collected using socio-demographic questionnaire form, Hacettepe Personality Inventory, and Family Assessment Scale. Data were analyzed through Mean, Standard Deviation, Pearson’s Correlation Test, and Student’s t-Test.

Results: The general adjustment points of students are 100.29 ± 18.67. The adjustment level of 16%of students is low and 84% of his/her isn’t low. There are negative correlations between Hacettepe Personality Inventory points with Family Assessment Scale points. Hacettepe Personality Inventory point is low, Family Assessment Scale points is increase and students perceive as unhealthy the family function.

Conclusion: The adjustment level of students perceived as unhealthy the family function are low and the adjustment level of students perceived as healthy the family function are non-low. Studies related to social adjustment has demonstrated to be critical impact on children of the family. Therefore, adolescents should be addressed in preventive mental health work and especially, health care workers, nurses are notice the approach related to communication between adolescent and family.

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