Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Aggression and Frustration among Rural and Urban Secondary School Students

Muddanagouda Patil

Research scholar, Department of Psychology, Karnatak University Dharwad, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.078/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.078


The present study aimed to assess the aggression and frustration level among rural and urban secondary school students. It was hypothesized that rural and urban secondary school students differ significantly on aggression and frustration. In order to verify the above hypotheses a sample of 120 students were selected from secondary schools. The sample includes equal size of rural (N=60) and urban (N=60) students. To aggression scale developed by Pal and Naqvi (1986) and the Frustration Scale developed by Chauhan & Tiwari (1999) was used. This scale was administered individually to the subjects. The data were subjected to ‘t’ analyses and the major findings of the study revealed that: rural students (mean=52.10) have more aggression then urban students (mean=47.89) of secondary school. There is 0.05 level significant differences between rural and urban students of secondary school on aggression. On frustration variable rural students (mean=50.05) have more frustration then urban students (mean=49.94) of secondary school, but they is no significant difference between both the group.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.078/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.078

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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