Issues Of Conflict Experienced By Adolescents With Their Parents

This essay sample was donated by a student to help the academic community. Papers provided by EduBirdie writers usually outdo students' samples.

Cite this essay cite-image

First of all, the investigator feels privileged to have the opportunity to express deep appreciation and sincere thanks to the District education officer for accepting and making necessary arrangement for co-ordination with government schools for research study as well as giving official permission letter to conduct study from different government schools of Kathmandu.

The researcher would like to express Prof. Dr. Sarala Shrestha for supportive suggestion, direction, encouragement, and continuous guidance for the research. Researcher would like to express sincere thanks to the Library department of National Health Research council, library management team of Mahrajgunj nursing campus, Bir hospital Nursing campus, Padmakanaya Multiple campus for providing all the necessary material/ journals, articles and brochures related to this topic.

Save your time!
We can take care of your essay
  • Proper editing and formatting
  • Free revision, title page, and bibliography
  • Flexible prices and money-back guarantee
Place an order

The investigator would like to thanks to the principals of Janapath school, Gyanodaya school and Bijay memorial school for accepting and making necessary arrangements for smooth research study in their schools for data collection.

The researcher would like to express humblest thanks to all the respondents for their valuable time and information without which this research couldn’t be happened. Vote of thanks also goes to Ms. Bidhya Bajrcharya for validating Nepali version of the tool, Ms. Usha Acharya for English language proof reading of this research and Mr. Nirmal Duwadi for guiding through all the statics related to the research.

At last but not least, investigator would like to express gratitude to all the people who have helped directly or indirectly to complete this research.Introduction: Adolescence is a transitional period of developing autonomy for adulthood. During the period of development of autonomy adolescents may come with conflict with their parental norms and advices. Therefore, this study was conducted with purpose of finding out the major issues of conflict experienced by adolescents with their parents.


Descriptive research design was conducted. The study population was adolescents period students from selected public schools in Kathmandu. Convenient sampling technique was used to select 123 students from 9,10. Interview method was used to collect data by using semi structured questionnaire, interview schedule including 7 issues of conflict related statements in Likert scale.


Autonomy( 52.8%) was major issues of conflict between parents and adolescents followed by disciplinary issues ( 41.2%) and the family rules/ regulations and obligation (36.5%).

There was a significant association of adolescents’ sex with the autonomy issue of conflict (p- value 0.014) with female adolescents facing more conflict with parents (64.2%) in autonomy issues than male adolescents (41.3%). There was an association of adolescents’ sex with academic issue as well (p-value 0.0) and conversational issues (p-value 0.0) of conflict. Girl (54.7%) faced more conflict with parents in academic issues than boys (12.7%). Equally, girls (24.5%) faced more conflict with parents in conversational way than that of boys(1.6%)

Regarding household chores issues with parental age , the adolescents having younger father (48.0%) had more conflict than that of older aged father( 22.1%). Similarly, with younger aged mother ( 43.5%) had more conflict than that of aged mother (15.6%). The results also showed that more adolescents faced conflict with their mother (69.8%) than with their father (30.2%).


Adolescents faced conflict in all issues during their adolescence period. However, autonomy was the major issues among all, which is followed by disciplinary issue and rule/regulation and obligation issue. This also showed that female adolescents faced more issue than that of their peer male adolescents. And they faced issue more with their mother rather than father.


  1. Saxena R, Srivastav N , naithani R, Disagreements in parent-adoloscent relationship: a comparision in middle class families and lower class families. Stud Home Com Sci. 2015; 5(2); 99-104
  2. Shibeshi HZ. Sources of Conflict between parents and adolescents: in Dejach Belay Zelkey Secondary School. 2015: Unpublished master thesis ; Addis Ababa University.
  3. Ghai OP. Essential Pediatrics Nursing Ed 1st Hockenberry MJ, Wilson D JA, Editor Elsevier; 2015; 397-404
  4. Allison BN. Parent- adolescents conflict in early adolescence : research and implications for middle school programs. J Fam Sci Educ. 2000;18(2);1-6 Available from:
  5. De Goede IHA, Branje Sjt, Meeus WHJ. Developmental Changes in Adolescents’ Perceptions of Relationships with Their Parents 2009;38(1):75-88 Available from
Make sure you submit a unique essay

Our writers will provide you with an essay sample written from scratch: any topic, any deadline, any instructions.

Cite this paper

Issues Of Conflict Experienced By Adolescents With Their Parents. (2022, February 17). Edubirdie. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from
“Issues Of Conflict Experienced By Adolescents With Their Parents.” Edubirdie, 17 Feb. 2022,
Issues Of Conflict Experienced By Adolescents With Their Parents. [online]. Available at: <> [Accessed 14 Jul. 2024].
Issues Of Conflict Experienced By Adolescents With Their Parents [Internet]. Edubirdie. 2022 Feb 17 [cited 2024 Jul 14]. Available from:

Join our 150k of happy users

  • Get original paper written according to your instructions
  • Save time for what matters most
Place an order

Fair Use Policy

EduBirdie considers academic integrity to be the essential part of the learning process and does not support any violation of the academic standards. Should you have any questions regarding our Fair Use Policy or become aware of any violations, please do not hesitate to contact us via

Check it out!
search Stuck on your essay?

We are here 24/7 to write your paper in as fast as 3 hours.