Vol 3 No 2 (2018): IJRDO - Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research


Katarina Halkovicova
Published February 28, 2018
  • risk behavior,
  • family satisfaction,
  • adolescen
How to Cite
Halkovicova, K. (2018). RISK BEHAVIOR AND FAMILY SATISFACTION IN ADOLESCENTS. IJRDO - Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research (ISSN: 2456-2971), 3(2), 01-09. Retrieved from https://ijrdo.org/index.php/sshr/article/view/1823


The main purpose of present study was to describe the relationship between selected forms of risk behaviors in adolescents (such as alcohol/nicotine abuse, illicit drugs abuse, internet and mobile phone overuse, antisocial behavior, selfharm and suicidal behavior and eating disorders) and family satisfaction. The sample consisted of 62 high school students aged 15- 16 years. To obtain the data, we used the questionnaire detecting risk behavior and Family Satisfaction Scale. The statistically significant relationship between the level of family satisfaction and the incidence of antisocial behavior (p <0.05) and between the occurrence of self-harm and suicidal behavior (p <0.05) was confirmed.


Download data is not yet available.


BUIST, K. L., et al. 2011. Dyadic family relationships and adolescent internalizing and externalizing problem behavior: Effects of positive and negative affect. Family Science, 2, p.34-42.

DALLOS, R., SMART, C. 2010. An exploration of family dynamics and attachment strategies in a family with ADHD/ conduct problems. In Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, vol.16, p.535-550.

GOLDFARB, S., TARVER, W. L., SEN, B. 2014. Family structure and risk behaviors: the role of the family meal in assessing likelihood of adolescent risk behaviors. In Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 7, p.53-66.

HAN, Z. R., SHAFFER, A. 2014. Maternal Expressed Emotion in Relation to Child Behavior Problems: Differential and Mediating Effects. In Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, p.1491-1500.

HILT, L. M, et al. 2008. Longitudinal study of nonsuicidal self-injury among young adolescents: rates, correlates, and preliminary test of an interpersonal model. In Journal of Early Adolescence, vol.28, p.455–469.

KOCOURKOVÁ, J., KOUTEK, J. 2005. Spektrum autodestruktivity v adolescenci – rizikové chování,
sebepoškozování, suicidalita. In Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 44(4), s.374-379.

LAYE-GINDHU, A., SCHONERT-REICHL, K. 2005. Nonsuicidal Self-Harm Among Community Adolescents: Understanding the “Whats” and “Whys” of Self-Harm. In Journal of Youth and Adolescence, vol.43, no.5, 447–457.

MARKOVÁ, M. 2008. Vliv sociálních faktorů na problémové chování adolescentů. In Pediatrie pro Praxi (3), s.190-191.

RICHARDSON, C. 2012. The truth about self-harm. London: Camelot Foundation&Mental Health Foundation, 2012. ISBN 978-1-903645-99-4.

SNYDER, J., PATTERSON, G. 1987. Family interaction and delinquent behavior. In Quay HC, editor. Handbook of juvenile delinquency. New York: Wiley, 1987. p. 216–243.