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| Published: May 29, 2018

Understanding Sibling Influences: The Effects of Number of Siblings and Order of Birth on Psycho-Social Behaviour among Adolescents Girls

Maya Rathnasabapathy ,

Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai – 600127, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

J. Reeves Wesley ,

VIT Business School (VITBS), Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai – 600127, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Maharishi R ,

Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai – 600127, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Athilakshmi R

Psychology, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai – 600127, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.026/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.026

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This study attempts to examine the impact of number of siblings and order of birth on Psycho-social behaviour among Adolescents girls. The group consisted of 1218 adolescents girls in the age group of 13-18 years selected by convenient sampling method. Twelve Government schools were selected from twelve districts of Tamil Nadu. The results found that there is a significant difference between number of siblings and order of birth across the psychological and social factors such as emotional intelligence, resilience, stress, family environment, school problem, social problem and personal problems.
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Maya Rathnasabapathy @ maya.r@vit.ac.in

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.026/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.026

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018

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