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| Published: March 15, 2018

A Study of Temperamental Difference among Day-Scholars and Boarding School Students

Ms. Jilsy. P

II M.Phil Clinical Psychology student, Department of Clinical Psychology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Emilda Judith Ezhil Rajan

Lecturer, Clinical Psychologist, Department of Clinical Psychology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.066/20180601

DOI: 10.25215/0601.066

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Temperament is a predisposition to emotional development in adolescents’ .The present study examined the difference between boarders and day scholar adolescents in terms of temperament. The changes in environment and support system varieties ones development that also include emotional development. The study sample consists of 125 boarders and 125-day scholar’s adolescents from the residential higher secondary school of Chennai within the age range of 12- 18years. Purposive sampling was used. The data was collected using Early Adolescent Temperament Questionnaire (EATQ-R) along with students’ demographical details. Statistical analysis was done using independent sample t test and correlation. The findings indicated significant difference between boarding and day scholars in temperament parameters such as effortful control, surgency, negative affect.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.066/20180601

10.25215/0601.066

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 1, January-March, 2018