Familial Processes and Psycho-social Wellbeing of Young Adults: A Study of District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan


  • Afzaal afzal Housing Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Department, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Nazia Salah ud Din Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Sumera Tul Hasan Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Okara, Punjab, Pakistan.




Family Processes, Psychological Wellbeing, Social Wellbeing, Young Adults, Wellbeing of Young Adults


Family processes provide the fundamentals and play a critical role in flourishing an individual's performance, capabilities, interpersonal relationships, and assertiveness, among others. Family processes, which include functions, responsibilities, communication, and self-presentation, among others, make up the constructs needed to deal with critical circumstances. It develops an individual's abilities, self-confidence, and connectedness with all family members, especially the youngsters. Major biological, societal, and cognitive changes occur during the period between puberty and young adulthood, and such changes stimulate the most important shifts, especially psycho-social and physical capabilities, communal affiliation, and overall wellbeing. Young adults give importance to their health, social connections, ability to contribute, recognise themselves, grappling, mastering, and ability to shape their own destinations. Families put forth their best efforts, take initiatives towards the wellbeing of young adults, and try to provide and maintain a favourable environment. To examine the psycho-social impacts of family processes, primary data was collected through stratified linear systematic quota sampling and data analysed through SPSS 21, SmartPLS 3. Findings indicate that family processes have significant psycho-social impacts on the wellbeing of young adults. Individuals from supportive family processes have more confidence, cheerfulness, contentment, personal growth, satisfaction, healthy living, success in their work, and amalgamation, among others.


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How to Cite

Afzaal afzal, Din, N. S. ud, & Hasan, S. T. (2024). Familial Processes and Psycho-social Wellbeing of Young Adults: A Study of District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Higher Education and Development Studies (JHEDS), 4(1), 61–76. https://doi.org/10.59219/jheds.04.01.47