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Усамљеност и аномија код младих
Loneliness and anomia in young people

Author(s): Jelena Lj. Minić, Miljana Pavićević
Subject(s): Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Developmental Psychology
Published by: Logotip
Keywords: loneliness;anomia;young people;

Summary/Abstract: Taking in to account characteristics of adolescence a period of development and specific conditions of growing up in the territory of Kosovo and Metohija, we have tried to examine loneliness and anomia, in our paper, using the sample of young people who live and/or study in Kosovo and Metohija (Н=130, students of first year of studies and pupils of final grades of secondary schools). Loneliness is defined as an unpleasant state (emotionally and motivationally) due to the inability of satisfying need for intimacy, love and belonging. Anomia ison psychology level manifest eda samess of aims, feeling of hopelessness, passivity and so on.The aim of this research his to examine mutual relation between loneliness and anomia, as well as relation with financial state, educational level of parents and success at school. The objectives of there search are to determine differences in manifesting of loneliness and anomia in regard to sex and place of residence. Instruments: Scale of anomia, Short version of UCLA scale of loneliness and Questionnaire of basic data. Results show that young people have lower value of loneliness and significant anomia as well as high positive relation between loneliness and anomia, which means that the adolescents with anomia are lonelier. No significant relation between anomia and loneliness between financial state, educational level of parents and success at school is found, neither is significant difference between manifested anomia and loneliness in regard to their sex and place of residence of the young people.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 602-620
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Serbian