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| Published: February 25, 2016

Influencing Factors of Social Anxiety and Emotional Maturity among Adolescents

Dr. S Gayatridevi ,

Assistant Professor (SG), Department of Psychology, Avinashilingam Institute of Home Science and Higher Education for Women, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Ms. Anu Vincent

Department of Psychology, Avinashilingam Institute of Home Science and Higher Education for Women, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.197/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.197

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The current study deals with the emotional maturity and social anxiety among adolescents. One hundred and seventy subjects (Boys = 90, Girls = 80) from GRD College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, were selected for the study. The Psychological Tests such as Case Study Schedule (Gayatridevi and Anu), Emotional Maturity Scale (Hemalatha) and Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (Michael R. Liebowitz) were administered to the subjects. The data was analyzed by using SPSS + PC package for t –test was computed. The results revealed that adolescent girls experienced more social anxiety than boys (M = 66.46). Gender and family size had no significant effect on emotional maturity. There was no significant relationship found between the emotional maturity and social anxiety.  
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Dr. S Gayatridevi @ drgaya1965@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.197/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.197

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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