A study of anxiety and self esteem on adolescents (i.e., boys and girls)in Mizoram.

Binita devi Naorem

Abstract


The present study has been designated to investigate, “ the present title of the problem is , “A study of anxiety on self esteem on adolescents (i.e., boys and girls)in Mizoram.” The objectives of the present study is: “to study the correlational analysis of anxiety and self esteem of boys male and girls included in the study; to compare the anxiety between boys and girls included in the present study; to compare the self-esteem between boys and girls included in the present study. To achieve this objective sixty participants (boys=30 and girls=30 are randomly selected and included in this study. The Data are collected from Aizawl area. Participants are ranging age group from 15 to 18 years. All the participants are administered Sinha’s comprehensive anxiety test (SCAT) (to measure anxiety) and self esteem inventory( to measure self esteem i.e., personally perceived self and socially perceived self). Data can be analyzed quantitatively. The obtained data is processed by Mean and standard deviation of boys and girls of all variables included in the study; Pearson’s intercorrelational analysis among all the variables included in the present study; to compare the self esteem between boys and girls; to compare the anxiety between boys and girls.Results have indicated that The correlation coefficients of .20 and .25 are significant at .05 and .01 level of significance respectively. The correlation coefficients are ranged between -.30 to .32 All three correlations are significant at .05 and .01 level respectively. The mean value of anxiety between Boys and Girls are found 40.80 and 47.10 respectively and F value between groups (F=3.641) are found to be statistically significant. The mean value of self-esteem between Boys and Girls on personally perceived self (PPS) are found 140.30 and 133.03 respectively and F value between groups (F=4.956) are found statistically significant. The mean value of self-esteem between boys and girls on socially perceived self (SPS) are found 134.70 and 135.60 respectively and F value between groups (F=.095) are found to be statistically insignificant.

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