| Published: March 30, 2017
Adjustment and Social Support of Pre-University College Adolescents
Assistant Professor, Dept of PG Studies and Research in Psychology, Post Graduate Centre, Sri Dharmastala Manjunatheshwara College, SDM-Ujire, Dhakshin Kannada. Karnataka State, India Google Scholar More about the auther
The present study seeks to investigate the level of adjustment and social support of college going adolescents. Sample included 120 (simple random sampling method) randomly selected adolescents i.e. 60 boys and 60 girls college students from various pre-university colleges of Kalaburgi district of Hyderabad Karnataka. For obtaining the data on social support and adjustment, social support scale developed by Vaxu (1986), and adjustment inventory was developed by Sinha and Singh (1984) were used respectively. The statistical technique t-test and spearman rho coefficient of correlation was employed for comparing the two groups. The findings of the study showed that there exists significant difference in adjustment and social support between boys and girls. Whereas there exists no significant difference in respect to domicile between adjustment and social support. It also concludes that there exists positive and significant difference between adjustment and social support.
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© 2017 Maheshbabu N, Chandrkanth B, Chengti S
Received: March 08, 2017; Revision Received: March 28, 2017; Accepted: March 30, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017