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| Published: June 20, 2017

Self Esteem among Male and Female Adolescents

Amenah Rashid ,

MSC Applied Psychology, PMDCP (Post Magisterial Diploma in Clinical Psychology) Scholar, Faculty, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Syeda Razia Bukhari ,

MSC, M.phil & phd (Clinical Psychology) Faculty, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

Syeda ishrat Fatima ,

MSC Applied Psychology, PMDCP (Post Magisterial Diploma in Clinical Psychology) Scholar, Faculty, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

Farhana Saba ,

MSC Applied Psychology, PMDCP (Post Magisterial Diploma in Clinical Psychology) Scholar, Faculty, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

Firdous Afzal

MSC Applied Psychology, PMDCP (Post Magisterial Diploma in Clinical Psychology) Scholar, Faculty, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.110/20170403

DOI:10.25215/0403.110

ABSTRACT

The aim of present study is to examine difference in the level of self esteem among male and female adolescents. A total of 200 participants (100 male and 100 female) with age limit 11 years to 15years) (mean age = 14.16, SD = 0.740) were selected from different schools of Karachi, Pakistan, through convenient sampling technique. First the ensured about the confidentiality of their demographic information then Urdu version of Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale (Rosenberg, 1965) was administered on them. Results depicted that there is difference in the level of self esteem among male and female adolescents (t (198) = 2.837, P< .05). It is concluded that there is gender difference in the level of self esteem among adolescents. The finding of present research can interpreted in terms of personality dynamic that has contribution in formation adolescents’ self-esteem. Some implications are required for enhancement of their self esteem.  
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Amenah Rashid @ amenahrashid100@yahoo.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.110/20170403

DOI:10.25215/0403.110

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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