Parent -Adolescent Communication Variables on Family Cohesion and Adaptability Focusing on The High School Students in Jeonnam

부모-청소년 자녀간의 의사소통과 가족의 응집성 및 적응성 -전남지역 고등학생을 중심으로-

  • Jung Yeon-Ho (Damyang Girl's Middle School) ;
  • Ryoo Jom-Sook (Dept. Child Educare & Social Welfare, Seokang College) ;
  • Shin Hyo-Shik (Dept. of Home Economics Education, Chonnam National University, Human ecology Research Institute, Chonnam National University)
  • 정연호 (담양여자중학교) ;
  • 류점숙 (서강정보대학 아동복지과) ;
  • 신효식 (전남대학교 가정교육과, 전남대학교 생활과학연구소)
  • Published : 2005.06.01

Abstract

The purposes of this study are to find out the differences of parent-adolescent communication patterns, family cohesion and adaptability according to socio-demographic variables, to estimate the differences of family cohesion and adaptability according to parent-adolescent communication variables and to offer the basic data that are needed to improve desirable parent-adolescent communication, family cohesion and adaptability. Results of these analysis can be summarized as follows. 1. Open communication with father was showed significant difference according to adolescent's birth order. Close communication with father was showed significant difference according to adolescent's sex, adolescent's birth order and family type. Open communication with mother was showed significant difference according to adolescent's sex. Close communication with mother was showed significant difference according to adolescent's sex and birth order. 2. Family cohesion was significantly different adolescent's sex and income level. And family adaptability was significantly different adolescent's set adolescent's birth order and income level. 3. Family cohesion was influenced by open communication with father, open communication with mother, income level and adolescent's sex. And family adaptability was influenced by open communication with father, open communication with mother, close communication with father, income level and adolescent's sex.