Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Psychological Adjustment among Young Adults


  • Musfika Noori M.S student, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Rajshahi
  • Md. Nur-E-Alam-Siddique Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Rajshahi



Parental Acceptance-rejection, Parental Acceptance-rejection theory, Psychological Adjustment, Young Adult.


The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of parental acceptance and rejection on psychological adjustment of young adults. A total of 225 (115 male ; 110 female) young adults were selected purposively from Rajshahi city as a sample of the study. Adapted Bangla version of the Parental Acceptance-Rejection Questionnaire (PARQ, Uddin et al.,2007), Adult Personality Assessment Questionnaire (PAQ, Uddin et al.,2007) were used to measure parental acceptance and rejection, psychological adjustment of the participants. Obtained data were analyzed by employing Mean, Standard deviation, Percentage, Pearson’s product moment correlation and independent sample t-test through SPSS version 26. Findings of the study revealed that there is a significant positive correlation between parental acceptance-rejection and psychological adjustment of the participants. The result through t test exhibited that maternal acceptance-rejection (t =4.321) and psychological adjustment (t=2.640) differs significantly in respect the gender of the participants.


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Musfika Noori, & Md. Nur-E-Alam-Siddique. (2022). Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Psychological Adjustment among Young Adults. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 11(1).