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| Published: December 08, 2021

A Study on Happiness and Forgiveness among Orphans

Kavya U

Assistant Professor, Tumkur University, Tumkur. Karnataka, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ankalesh B N

Assistant Professor, Tumkur University, Tumkur. Karnataka, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.115.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.115

ABSTRACT

The present study is aimed at understanding the gender difference in happiness and forgiveness among orphans; To identify the relationship between happiness and forgiveness among orphans. The sample is consisted of 60 participants comprising of 30 boys and 30 girls belonging the age of 12-18 years. The study adopted sample survey design. The tools are used in the present study, Oxford Happiness questionnaire (Hills, P., and Argyle, M. 2002), and Heartland Forgiveness scale (Mauger, 1992). The results are analyzed using independent sample t test and Pearson coefficient of correlation. The result indicates that there is a significant difference in the level of happiness among orphan boys and girls. There is no significant difference in the level of forgiveness among orphan boys and girls. There is no relationship between happiness and forgiveness among orphans.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.115.20210904

10.25215/0904.115

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021