Note on Family Health

  • Note
  • Things to remember
  • Videos
  • Exercise
  • Quiz

Concept of Family

It is understood that family is the fundamental unit of the society. It is because society is a group of families. The family is a very important unit or group. Usually, families are of two types:

Nuclear Family

A family comprising of only the parents and the children is called a nuclear family.

http://i.imgur.com/xjAqvpr.jpg

Advantages of Nuclear Family

  • Fulfillment of basic needs, desires, and wishes.
  • Children will get proper love, care, and affection.
  • There will be less chance of communication gap between family members.
  • There will be less expenditure and saving can be done for future use.
  • Education, health facilities, transportation facilities, etc. can be easily provided to the children.

Disadvantages of Nuclear Family

  • Children will not get a chance to learn about various social norms, ideals, and cultural practices.
  • They are deprived of grandparents love.
  • Lack of feeling of safety and security.
  • Fewer people which means children will have less interaction with peers.
  • Low financial status especially if one or no parent is working.

Joint Family

A family comprising of grandparents, parents, children and grandchildren is called a joint family. In a bigger joint family, uncles, aunts, cousins and other may be present as well.

http://i.imgur.com/KmcUqJA.jpg

Advantages of Joint Family

  • Children of this family will be able to learn various social norms, ideals, and cultural practices.
  • Children of this family will receive care from grandparents.
  • Feeling of security and safety can be ensured.
  • There will be more income if more numbers of the family member are involved.
  • Children will easily interact with people.

Disadvantages of Joint Family

  • There will be more expenditure and less saving.
  • There will be more chances of communication gap between family members.
  • Privacy can not be maintained.
  • Hindrance in the development of personality.
  • No freedom to express ones feeling.

  • Family is the fundamental unit of the society.
  • Usually, families are of two types: nuclear family and joint family.
  • A family comprising of only the parents and the children is called a nuclear family.
  • A family comprising of grandparents, parents, children and grandchildren is called a joint family.
  • In a bigger joint family, uncles, aunts, cousins and other may be present as well.
  • Children of the joint family will be able to learn various social norms, ideals, and cultural practices.
.

Very Short Questions

Small family are generally happy because of following advantages;

  • Fulfillment of basic needs, desires, and wishes.
  • Children will get proper love, care, and affection.
  • There will be less chance of communication gap between family members.
  • There will be less expenditure and saving can be done for future use.
  • Education, health facilities, transportation facilities, etc. can be easily provided to the children.

The disadvantages of extended family are as follows: -

  • There will be more expenditure and less saving.
  • There will be more chances of communication gap between family members.
  • Privacy can not be maintained.
  • Hindrance in the development of personality.
  • No freedom to express owns feeling.

The disadvantages of nuclear family are as follows: -

  • Children will not get a chance to learn about various social norms, and cultural practices.
  • They are deprived of grandparents love.
  • Lack of feeling of safety and security.
  • Fewer people which means children will have less interaction with peers.
  • Less financially available especially if one or no parent is working.

The advantages of joint family are as follow:

  • Children of this family will be able to learn various social norms, values, and cultural practices.
  • Children of this family will receive care from grandparents.
  • Feeling of security and safety can be ensured.
  • There will be more income if more numbers of the family member are involved.
  • Children will easily interact with people.

0%
  • A family comprising of only the parents and the children is called ______.

    joint family


    none of the answers are correct


    family


    nuclear family


  • Family is the fundamental unit of the ______.

    world


    country


    society


    nation


  • Education, health facilities, transportation facilities, etc. can be easily provided to the children in ______.

    joint family


    blended family


    all types of family


    nuclear family


  • Children of ______ family will be able to learn various social norms, ideals, and cultural practices.

    none of the answers are correct


    nuclear family


    blended family


    joint family


  • A family comprising of grandparents, parents, children and grandchildren is called a ______.

    none of the answers are correct


    joint family


    nuclear family


    blended family


  • You scored /5


    Take test again

DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THIS NOTE

You must login to reply

Forum Time Replies Report
what can be done to maintain family health

what can be done to maintain family health


You must login to reply

What is nematode b

Long question


You must login to reply

Why family health necessary for a better community


You must login to reply

Ask any queries on this note.bam


You must login to reply