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Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2020

A comparative evaluation among the children of female sex workers and non-sex workers: personality dimensions

Ms. Debangana Bhattacharya

PhD Student, Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University Kolkata, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Manisha Dasgupta

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.037/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.037

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The present study is a comparative study among the children of female sex workers and children of non sex workers (control group) in respect of their personality dimensions.10 children of sex workers and 10 children of non sex workers were assessed on Children Apperception test and Somatic Ink block series to fulfil the aims of the study. The results reveal Problems in interpersonal relationship, loose interpersonal bond, Aggression towards parents. Poor self-image, impulsivity, Craving for congenial home environment, parental love and affection, Insecurity in the children of sex workers. Children of sex workers are more emotionally impoverished than normal children. Sibling rivalry, Separation anxiety and magic and fantasy thinking is higher in the children of sex workers.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.037/20200802

10.25215/0802.037

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020