Family Functioning, Resilience, and Cognitive Distortion among Secondary School Students

Siti Hajar Mohamad Yusoff, Mohd Sani Ismail, Noor Eliza Abdul Rahman, Mohd Rahim Ariffin, Yahya Don, Muhammad Dzahir Kasa
2019 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
In line with the National Education Philosophy (NEP), the Malaysian Education Blueprint (2013)(2014)(2015)(2016)(2017)(2018)(2019)(2020)(2021)(2022)(2023)(2024)(2025) was launched in order to produce students who are capable of thinking constructively and able to face the obstacles, while developing leadership skills and potential in students. However, family functioning also plays a role in developing students' resilience and positive thinking. Therefore, this study is to identify the
more » ... hip between family functioning, resilience, and cognitive distortion among students. The quantitative approach was used in this study, while the cross-sectional surveys applied in the data collection process. The instruments used were Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scales III, Resilient Scale, and Cognitive Distortion Scale. A total of 376 respondents from daily secondary school students in the Northern Zone Malaysia were participated in this study. Systematic random sampling and disproportionate stratified random sampling had been used. Quantitative data were analysed by Pearson Correlation using the Statistical Package for Social Science for Windows (SPSS). The findings showed a significant relation between family functioning, resilience, and cognitive distortion. In conclusion, this study has builds a significant theoretical framework about family functioning, resilience, and cognitive distortion among students, as well as being able to contribute to various parties such as school management, counsellors, parents, and researchers in order to produce future leaders who capable in various aspects.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v9-i11/6591 fatcat:7ngui2zb2veg5bdxemepoikoqq