Prevention and Correction of Juvenile Neglect

  •  Nadezhda Yu. Kostyunina    
  •  Roza A. Valeeva    


The problem of juvenile neglect in recent years has gained particular relevance since the phenomena of family’s non-participation in the life of the child as well as children in their own lives have spread. The article reveals the essence, the main causes of neglect, or homelessness. Juvenile neglect is a reflection of the negative processes caused by economic factors, low spiritual and moral values of the population, the growing number of delinquency among adolescents and young adults, the problem of alcoholism and drug abuse, an insufficient number of methodological literature on this issue.

The article describes the characteristic features of neglected teenagers: intellectual rigidity, proneness to conflict and the inability to communicate with people, alienation, irresponsibility and indifference to the fate of others, self-doubt. It also considers a system of corrective and preventive measures to stop juvenile neglect. The experimental work involved 132 school teenagers from Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan). For the implementation of the experiment there were used the following techniques: “The High School Personality Questionnaire (HSPQ) of Cattell, methods of “Diagnosis of the social and psychological adaptation” by Rogers and Diamond, Parental Attitude Questionnaire (PAQ) of Varga and Stolin, as well as methods of mathematical statistics, Student’s t-test to check hypotheses for the reliability of mean difference.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1918-7173
  • ISSN(Online): 1918-7181
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: quarterly

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