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| Published: September 30, 2019

Efficacy of Gender and Locality on Aggression and Psychological Well-being of Adolescents

Ravina J. Vekariya

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Rai University (Dholka), Ahmedabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Jigar Parikh

Head, Department of Psychology, Shri P. H. G. Muni. Arts & Sci. College, Kalol, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.088/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.088

ABSTRACT

Aggression is an emotion felt by almost all human being in daily life. But in young adult age especially in student’s life this emotion can be very harmful if not managed properly. Wellness comprises of contentment, happiness, satisfaction and sense of achievement. The objective of the present investigation was to know the impact of gender and locality on aggression and psychological well-being of adolescents. A sample consisting of 120 participant’s age range between 16 to 19 years (Mean = 17.44) has taken into consideration from Surat District.  To measure the Psychological well-being a scale developed by Sisodia, D. S., and Choudhary, P. has used to collect primary data. To calculate and interpret the scores one-way ANOVA was used. Findings of the study revealed that Grrls have a higher level of psychological well-being as compared to boys, whereas, rural adolescents scored higher mean on psychological wellbeing than urban adolescents. Both male and female adolescents are equal on experiencing aggression. Urban adolescents have shown higher aggression in comparison of their counterparts.

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Ravina J. Vekariya @ vekariya445@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.088/20190703

10.25215/0703.088

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019