Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2016

Gender Difference on Anxiety, Adjustment, Emotional Intelligence, Study Habit and Attitude among Adolescents

Jesna Sivasankar

Gender Difference, Anxiety, Adjustment, Emotional Intelligence, Study habits, Attitude, Adolescence Google Scholar More about the auther

, Vidhya Ravindranadan

Assistant Professor, Research & Post Graduate, Dept. of Psychology, Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.090/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.090


The major purpose of this study is to find out anxiety, adjustment, emotional intelligence, study habits and attitude difference between adolescent boys and girls (14-16years).  For this purpose data was collected from 60 high school students; 30 boys and 30 girls. The tools used were State and Trait Anxiety Test (STAT), Academic Anxiety Scale, Global Adjustment Scale, Emotional Intelligence Scale, and Test of Study Habits and Attitudes (TSHA). The results indicate that there is no significant mean difference in general anxiety and academic anxiety between boys and girls. However there are significant gender difference in certain dimensions of Emotional Intelligence like empathy, self-motivation, self-development, Study Habits, attitude, and certain dimensions of adjustment.

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.090/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.090

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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