Family Adjustment and its Relationship with Self-Concept in Adolescents with Mild Intellectual Disability in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Student Name:Anwar A. S. M. Al-Hamadi

Abstract: The current study aimed to identifying the relationship between the family adjustment and self-concept in adolescents with mild intellectual disability. The study sample consisted of (60) students males and females, there ages where ranging between (14-21years), Who have been enrolled in the Academic and Vocational Rehabilitation Center in the Kingdome of Bahrain. The study used descriptive method (Correlative and Differential form). Two tools have been used: Family Adjustment Questionnaire to determine the family adjustment in the families of adolescents with intellectual disability, and Self-Concept Scale which includes (5) dimension; (Physical self-concept, Social self-concept, Behavioral self-concept, Cognitive self-concept, Independence self-concept). The results revealed that the level of family adjustment reached (85%) among families of adolescents with mild intellectual disability. The study also showed there were no statistically significant differences in the dimensions components of self–concept according to gender. Results also revealed that were no statistically significant differences in the dimensions components of self-concept for different age groups. Results also showed that there were correlation between family adjustment and self-concept.

Publishing Year: 2016

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