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Kuwaiti Adolescent Responses to the Different Daily Life Events

Auther : Mohammad Odeh

The main purpose of the study was to investigate the following: To what extent does the suddenly daily life events has its negative effects on the adjustment, and the mental bygone of the adolescent’s student.

The sample of the study was 81 Kuwait subjects. Their age ranged between 16-20 years old.

From this main question there are some other subquestions such as:

  1. What are the different Kinds of responses the adolescent shows when faced with such situation?
  2. What kinds of troubles are more serious and have more negative effect to the adolescent?
  3. Is there any difference between males and females in such situations?
  4. Is there any difference between Kuwaiti adolescent and the Arabian adolescent in confronting such situations?

To answer these questions, the researcher used a 48 item questionnaire, which has been drive from the lyuisiana questionnaire (1979). This questionnaire was standardized in Algeria on (1981) to fit the Arabian Culture.

The results was as follows:

  1. There is a significant differences in the amount of energy needed to readjust according to the kind of events or tousles.
  2. The most serious situations were:

  1. Variable related to the family such as, death, divorce, separation, second marriage for father or mother, kicking out of home .
  2. Situations related to school, such as entering the University completing graduate studies.
  3. Situations related to personal social life such as death of dear friend, and drugs.

  1. There was a significant differences in all the above situations between males and females.
  2. There was a significant differences between the Kuwaiti and other Arabian adolescents (Palestine or Algerian).

The main recommendations of the study concentrated

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