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| Published: December 25, 2019

Emotional and behavioral problems in institutionalized children of Maoism affected regions

Dr. Mona Makhija

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur CG,India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Promila Singh

Prof SOS in Psychology, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur CG,India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.075/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.075

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State government started Mukhyamantri Bal Bhavishya Suraksha Yojna to provide better education facilities for children living in Maoist violence affected districts in Chhattisgarh. Under this scheme children are kept away from their families in residential institutes. The primary objective of this study is to identify emotional and behavioral problems of children living in various institutes under this scheme. Teachers were asked to fill questionnaire and provide information about 332 students. It was observed that 9.3% of children have emotional and behavioral problems. Of which maximum problem area was with peer and minimum was conduct disorder. Further, boys than girls and adolescents than young children have shown more emotional and behavioral problems. Academically, these children are average.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.075/20190704

10.25215/0704.075

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019