Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2015

Impact of Deprivation on Five Big Personality Dimensions among College Students

Rajendra Revanasiddappa ,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Government College Mandya, Mandy -571401, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. R, Venkat Reddy

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Sharanabasaveshwar College of Art, (Deputation to Government First Grade College Afzalpura – 585301 Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.096/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.096


India is a developing country in which more than 80 percent of the people are poor and experience deprivation for a prolonged period. This effect of deprivation on individual\'s personality is very negative. These would hinder the growth & development of the nation because of the incomplete and partial growth of the individual potentials. The goal of the present study is to impact of the five big personality dimensions of high and low deprivation students. Objectives: To find out the impact of deprivation on five big dimensions of personality among college students. The sample consisted of 600 students; among 300 were high deprived and 300 were low deprived students. Selected students were measured on five big personality scale developed by John and Srivastava (1999). Results indicated that High and low level deprivation students were no significantly differences in the Extroversion, Agreeableness, Consciousness, and Openness to experience of personality dimensions. High and low level deprivation students were significantly differences in Neuroticism of personality dimension.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.096/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.096

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015

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