Comparative Study

| Published: March 10, 2017

A Comparative Study of Adjustment and Happiness between Girls and Boys

Priyanka Agarwal

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Prerna Puri

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.134/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.134


Adolescence is a transition period in which many changes take place. It may be physical, psychological or emotional changes. During this stage, they look for autonomy from their parents and like to take independent decisions with regard to their education, living matters, Future, career etc. The main objective of the study was to see the difference in adjustment and happiness of higher secondary school boys and girls. The sample consisted of 60 students (30 Boys, 30 Girls). Tests used were Subjective Happiness Scale of Lyubomirsky, S., & Lepper, H. (1999) and Adjustment Inventory for school students (AISS) by A.K.P Sinha and R.P Singh (1971). After the data collection raw score were analysed using t test. Results revealed that the girls have a better adjustment than boys. There is a significant relationship between the total School adjustment of Girls and boys.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017