The Psychological Effects on the Emotional Behavior of the Children Reared from a Broken Family of the Selected Regular High School Students of Hsl Braille College S.Y. 2011 - 2012 :: Chapter I - Definition of Terms

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Definition of Terms

Family is a primary social group consisting of parents and their offspring, the principal function of which is provision for its members. This is any group of persons closely related by blood.

Home is a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family or household. This is the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered.

Love is a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. It is the feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child or friend.

Relationship is the mutual dealings, connections, association, involvement or feelings that exist between two parties, countries, people etc.

Broken Family
Broken Family is also called Broken Home. Broken Home defined as a family in which the parents decided to divorce and live their lives separately for several reasons/problems.

Reconstituted Family
Reconstituted Family is the sociological term for joining of two adults via marriage, cohabitation or civil partnership, who have children from previous relationships or simply so called “step-family”

Psychological Distress
Psychological Distress is the psychogenic pain, internal conflicts, and external stress that prevent a person from self-actualization and connecting with significant others.

Emotional Distress
Emotional Distress is the mental distress or anxiety suffered as a response to a sudden, severe, and saddening experience.

Emotional Disorders
Emotional Disorders is any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant.

Rear is to take care of and support up to maturity.

Essential Component
Essential Component is something that is essential, extremely important or absolutely necessary to a particular subject, situation, or activity.

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