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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(12): 962-966
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.119


Personality Development of Adolescent’s from Different Social Classes of G.B.P.U.A. and T., Pantnagar Families: A Comparative Study
Arti Kumari1 and Ritu Singh2
Department of Human Development and Family Studies Collage of Home Science, G.B.P.U.A. & T. Pantnagar, Uttrakhand-263145, India
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Abstract:

Adolescence is a phase that occurs in between childhood and adulthood where mental and physical development occurs at a high pace. This transition includes biological, social, emotional, and psychological changes. Emotional and attitudinal changes often take place throughout this period, and this can be a cause of variance, stress and depression. The present study was conducted with an objective to examine adolescent’s personality; impact of adolescent’s personality in families from different social classes of G.B.P.U.A. &T., Pantnagar. The sample for the present study comprised respondents from four different social class viz. a) class I b) class II c) class III d) class IV of university. The sample comprised of 160 adolescent selected purposively from government and private schools of pantnagar and this sample comprised of 40 adolescents from each social class. Personality of adolescents was assessed by administering Multi-Dimensional Assessment of Personality Scale by Sanjay Vohra. Data was analyzed by Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) used to test the difference in the adolescent personality across social classes. Adolescents’ personality was also seen to differ significantly with their families’ social class. Adolescents from Class I and Class II were significantly better in academic achievement, competition, creativity, enthusiasm, excitability, general ability, guilt proneness, individualism, innovation, maturity, mental health, morality, self-control, sensitivity, social sufficiency, social warmth and tension in comparison to their counterparts.


Keywords: Adolescents’, Social class, Personality
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Arti Kumari and Ritu Singh. 2018. Personality Development of Adolescent’s from Different Social Classes of G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar Families: A Comparative Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(12): 962-966. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.119