Behavioural Deviance Among Adolescents - A Scrutiny Of Literature Reflecting Associated Factors

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Dr. Amina Parveen, Waseem Raja, Rameez Ahmad Bhat


The purpose of this paper is to review and analyze the primary factors associated with behavioural deviance among adolescent students. The researchers reviewed various national and international research papers, journals, research articles, theses, and dissertations in this regard. The literature revealed that behavioural deviance among adolescent students is an issue of global concern, emerging from several factors like family, school, peers, media, and community. The paper has also focused upon the factors which has a significant influence on the behavioural patterns of adolescent students. The study has substantial implications for school administrators, policy makers, parents, teachers and counselors as it provides an insight into handling the adolescent students who displayed behavioural deviance.

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