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Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. Self-esteem can be defined as an individual’s judgment of his or her self-worth (Rosenberg 1965). Alcoholism also known as Alcohol use disorder(AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.
A descriptive research design was done in thrivallur district. 100 samples are included in our study. purposive sampling techniques method was used in selecting the samples. Rosernberg self-esteem scale, were used to collect data.
The level of self-esteem among adolescents of alcohol dependent parent. (33%) are low self-esteem, (67%) are moderate self-esteem, (0%) are high self-esteem.
The overall study finding showed that 67% of the sample had moderate self-esteem among adolescents of alcoholic dependent parent in Thiruvallur District.