| Published: March 15, 2018
A Study of Temperamental Difference among Day-Scholars and Boarding School Students
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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2018 © Jilsy P & Rajan E J
Received: January 01, 2018; Revision Received: March 09, 2018; Accepted: March 15, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 1, January-March, 2018