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PERCEIVED INTER-PARENTAL CONFLICT AND ANGER EXPRESSION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Authors:
Madhurima Giridharan, T. Lavanya

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Madhurima Giridharan*, T. Lavanya**
*. PhD Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai-600005.
**. Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai-600005.

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Giridharan, Madhurima, and T. Lavanya. "PERCEIVED INTER-PARENTAL CONFLICT AND ANGER EXPRESSION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 40-52, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=05. Accessed Jan. 2019.
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Giridharan, M., & Lavanya, T. (2019, January). PERCEIVED INTER-PARENTAL CONFLICT AND ANGER EXPRESSION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(1), 40-52. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=05
Chicago
Giridharan, Madhurima, and T. Lavanya. "PERCEIVED INTER-PARENTAL CONFLICT AND ANGER EXPRESSION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 1 (January 2019), 40-52. Accessed January, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=05.

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Abstract:
Conflicts are a part of any family but when children see their parents fighting, there is a high chance that it can lead to negative attitudes, faulty communication, feeling of insecurity and as a result of which anger outbursts may develop. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between perceived inter-parental conflict and anger expression among college students. The participants of the study were students from arts and science colleges in Chennai. Five hundred students (N=500, Male=250 and Female=250) have participated in the study. Ex Post Facto research design and convenience sampling technique was used for data collection. The Child's Perception of inter-parental conflict scale by Fincham & Grych, (1992), young adults version was validated by Bickham & Fiese, (1997) and Anger Expression scale by Speilberger, (1986) has been used to collect data. Pearson Product Moment Correlation and Independent "t" test were computed as part of statistical analysis. The results show that there is a significant relationship between perceived inter-parental conflict and anger expression among college students. There were also significant differences in gender on perceived inter-parental conflict and on anger expression. Implications of the study are discussed and suggestions for further study are recommended.