Gender Differences in Anxiety and Aggression among College Students

Shashi Kala Singh

Abstract


Thepurpose of the present study was to investigate the anxiety and aggressionlevel of college students. The sample consisted of 200 students (100 males& 100 females) of age range 22 to 23 years from Ranchi. All of these belongto middle socio-economic status. Respondents were given Sinha Anxiety Scale(1976) and Aggression Scale by Mathur and Bhatnagar (2004). Data was analyzed by usingpercentage, means, standard deviations “t” and r test. Result revealed that male and female differ significantly on the levelof anxiety and aggression. Resultindicates that the level of anxiety is higher in females than males. Females weremore aggressive than males. There was positive co-relation found betweenanxiety and aggression.Keywords: Anxiety, Aggression &Middle Socio-Economic Status

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