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A Comparative Study of Aggression and Self-Concept between Juvenile Delinquents and Normal Adolescents


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1 Department of Psychology, Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
     

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The present study is conducted with the aim to compare juvenile delinquents and normal adolescents on the level of aggression and self-concept. The sample consisted of 50 adolescents (25 juvenile delinquents&25 normal adolescents). Data for delinquents was collected from juvenile reform home, Jodhpur. Aggression questionnaire and Self-Concept inventory were used to measure aggression and self-concept respectively. The statistical result was obtained using mean, standard deviation, 't' test and Pearson's product moment correlation coefficient. The result indicated no significant difference between juvenile delinquents and normal adolescents but it explored small positive correlation between aggression and self-concept of juvenile delinquents and slightly negative correlation between same factors among normal adolescents.

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Aggression, Self-Concept, Juvenile Delinquent, Adolescent, Self-Image, Self-Esteem, Ideal-Self.
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Yamini Ambikar
Department of Psychology, Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Preeti Mathur
Department of Psychology, Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Abstract


The present study is conducted with the aim to compare juvenile delinquents and normal adolescents on the level of aggression and self-concept. The sample consisted of 50 adolescents (25 juvenile delinquents&25 normal adolescents). Data for delinquents was collected from juvenile reform home, Jodhpur. Aggression questionnaire and Self-Concept inventory were used to measure aggression and self-concept respectively. The statistical result was obtained using mean, standard deviation, 't' test and Pearson's product moment correlation coefficient. The result indicated no significant difference between juvenile delinquents and normal adolescents but it explored small positive correlation between aggression and self-concept of juvenile delinquents and slightly negative correlation between same factors among normal adolescents.

Keywords


Aggression, Self-Concept, Juvenile Delinquent, Adolescent, Self-Image, Self-Esteem, Ideal-Self.