Domestic violence, Child abuse and neglect and esteem among the adolescents
Asingwire, Carols Kyatuka
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This study sought to establish the relationships between domestic violence, physical child neglect and self-esteem among adolescent. Comprehensive correlation research design was used. It was quantitative and cross sectional in nature. A total of 100 respondents aged 13-22 years took part in this study at Katanga Kawempe division Kampala district. Data was collected using purposely developed self - administered questionnaire on different variables to determine the reliability and validity of the study, where domestic Violence was measured by the domestic violence measurement scale, physical child neglect was measured by physical child neglect measurement scale and Self- esteem was measured by Self-esteem measurement scale. The data collected was categorized; coded, analyzed using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). Pearson product moment correlation coefficient (r) was used to test the significance of hypotheses 1, 2 and 3. However, the findings of the study revealed that there is a significant relationship between domestic violence and physical child neglect, physical child neglect and self-esteem, where as domestic violence is also significantly related to self- esteem among adolescent.