International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Comparison of Mental Health of Females Belonging to Single and both Biological Parents.
Sumaira Rashid

Abstract
The study was conducted on 60 female students of Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore. 30 girls living with single parents and 30 living with both biological parents were included in the study with their age ranging from 18-23 years. Convenient sampling technique was used in the study. First of all permission was taken from the administrative authorities. Individual testing was carried out on the subjects. The questionnaires were administered one after another . The data was analyzed by the use of different statistical techniques such as mean, standard deviation and t-test and it was found that females living in single parent families had more depression and hopelessness than females living with both biological parents.

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