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Attitude towards self and others as predictor of social adjustment


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1 Department of Psychology, St. John's College, Agra, U.P., India
2 Department of Psychology, St. John's College, Agra, U. P., India
     

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The purpose of the study aims to explore the attitude towards self and others as a determinant of social adjustment. Social Adjustment Inventory by Roma Pal and The Self-Others Questionnaire by Dr. E.L. Phillips were administered on 150 subjects (75 boys and 75 girls) aged 16-20 years selected from different intermediate colleges of Agra. Data was statistically analysed by using chi-square. The study concludes that (a) adolescents having favourable attitude towards self and others are well and moderately socially adjusted (b) the study also concludes that subjects having favourable attitude towards self will have favourable attitude towards others also (c) boys have more favourable attitude towards self and others as compared to girls(d)girls were found to be better socially adjusted than boys.

Keywords

Favourable, Attitude, Self-acceptance
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Poonam R. Das
Department of Psychology, St. John's College, Agra, U.P., India
Anjum F. Shah
Department of Psychology, St. John's College, Agra, U. P., India

Abstract


The purpose of the study aims to explore the attitude towards self and others as a determinant of social adjustment. Social Adjustment Inventory by Roma Pal and The Self-Others Questionnaire by Dr. E.L. Phillips were administered on 150 subjects (75 boys and 75 girls) aged 16-20 years selected from different intermediate colleges of Agra. Data was statistically analysed by using chi-square. The study concludes that (a) adolescents having favourable attitude towards self and others are well and moderately socially adjusted (b) the study also concludes that subjects having favourable attitude towards self will have favourable attitude towards others also (c) boys have more favourable attitude towards self and others as compared to girls(d)girls were found to be better socially adjusted than boys.

Keywords


Favourable, Attitude, Self-acceptance



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2014%2Fv5i2%2F53007