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Review on the Impact of Parental Neglect on Mental Health among Adolescents

Chao Liu * 1 , Wanruo Zhang 2
1 Minzu University of China
2 Zhengzhou No.7 Middle School

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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media, Vol. 33, 1-7
Published 03 January 2024. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Chao Liu, Wanruo Zhang. Review on the Impact of Parental Neglect on Mental Health among Adolescents. LNEP (2024) Vol. 33: 1-7. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/33/20231126.


Adolescence is a golden stage of personal development, but mental health at this time is easily affected by external factors. Parents have a strong influence on adolescents' mental health as direct participants in their development. This study highlights the importance of parental involvement and attention in protecting and improving adolescent mental health during this critical stage of adolescent development. This article comprehensively studies and analyses the impact of parental neglect on adolescents' mental health. Parental neglect can be categorized into aspects such as emotional neglect and maternal neglect. By enumerating, analysing, and discussing scholars' related views on this topic, this paper finds that parental neglect has an impact on both the psychological and cognitive health development of adolescents. The impacts are mainly focused on insecurity, trust issues, and depression. Based on these conclusions, this paper finds that scholars' solutions focus on family companionship, school communication, and active psychological intervention.


Parental neglect, adolescents, mental health


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