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Self-Concept in pregnancy:An Exploratory Study


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1 Department of Psychology, Tripura University, Tripura West, India
2 Department of Psychology, Tripura University, Tripura, India
     

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The objective of the present study was to determine the self-concept among pregnant and non pregnant women of Tripura, a North Eastern State of India. The study was also intended to ascertain self-concept of pregnant women of first trimester and third trimester. It was carried out among 120 pregnant women. A matched group of non pregnant women (N=120) was also selected to fulfil the objective of the study (Total N=240). All the respondents were selected following purposive sampling techniques from three districts (West, Gomati and South Tripura District) out of eight districts of Tripura. Data was collected by using Basic Information Schedule and Self Concept Scale. The analysis of data revealed significant difference between pregnant and non pregnant women with respect to their self concept. Further results found significant difference in the self-concept among pregnant women of first trimester and third trimester of pregnancy.

Keywords

Self Concept, Pregnancy.
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Anjana Bhattacharjee
Department of Psychology, Tripura University, Tripura West, India
Nabanita Banik
Department of Psychology, Tripura University, Tripura, India

Abstract


The objective of the present study was to determine the self-concept among pregnant and non pregnant women of Tripura, a North Eastern State of India. The study was also intended to ascertain self-concept of pregnant women of first trimester and third trimester. It was carried out among 120 pregnant women. A matched group of non pregnant women (N=120) was also selected to fulfil the objective of the study (Total N=240). All the respondents were selected following purposive sampling techniques from three districts (West, Gomati and South Tripura District) out of eight districts of Tripura. Data was collected by using Basic Information Schedule and Self Concept Scale. The analysis of data revealed significant difference between pregnant and non pregnant women with respect to their self concept. Further results found significant difference in the self-concept among pregnant women of first trimester and third trimester of pregnancy.

Keywords


Self Concept, Pregnancy.