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Association between Emotional Maturity and Peer Pressure on Adolescent from Rural Areas of Dehradun


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1 Research Scholar, Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies, Delhi University, Delhi, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies, Institute of Home Economics University of Delhi, Delhi, India
     

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The present study analyzed the emotional maturity of 160 adolescents across their peer pressure. Samples were selected using simple random sampling from Dehradun (rural areas). Self-designed demographic questionnaire was used to assess demographic traits of adolescents. Emotional maturity and peer pressure scales were used. Pearson Correlation Matrix was applied to calculate the relationship between emotional maturity of the respondents and peer pressure. There was no significant difference in composite emotional maturity of adolescents and peer pressure. However, overall negative correlation was observed between peer pressure and emotional maturity of adolescents.

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self-knowledge, consistency, self-control, social adjustment
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Authors

Chanda Rawat
Research Scholar, Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies, Delhi University, Delhi, India
Renu Gulati
Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies, Institute of Home Economics University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Abstract


The present study analyzed the emotional maturity of 160 adolescents across their peer pressure. Samples were selected using simple random sampling from Dehradun (rural areas). Self-designed demographic questionnaire was used to assess demographic traits of adolescents. Emotional maturity and peer pressure scales were used. Pearson Correlation Matrix was applied to calculate the relationship between emotional maturity of the respondents and peer pressure. There was no significant difference in composite emotional maturity of adolescents and peer pressure. However, overall negative correlation was observed between peer pressure and emotional maturity of adolescents.

Keywords


self-knowledge, consistency, self-control, social adjustment

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2022%2Fv13i1%2F212297