Parental Separation, coping and mental health problems among urban adolescents.
Nakiberu kasankya, sylvia
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The following research is centered on parental separation, coping and mental health problems among urban adolescents. Earlier research in line with the topic of study is cited and three hypotheses are made. The research results from the data which was collected from kitende Senior Secondary School are also accorded. According to these research results, it was realized that there is no significant relationship between parental separation and coping, and mental health problems and parental separation, lastly it was found out that there is a significant relationship between coping and mental health problems among urban adolescents. In the discussion of the results, its concluded that parental separation has no effect on the coping and mental health problems urban adolescents face. Rather the way adolescents cope affects their mental health and contributes to the mental health problems they face. Recommendations for further research are also made in this dissertation.