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| Published: November 20, 2021

Grit, Self Image and Coping Strategies among Sighted and Visually Impaired College Students

Nuzhath Athaullah

MSc. Applied Psychology and Behavioural Research, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Aafreen Mushtaq

MSc. Applied Psychology and Behavioural Research, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Kavitha Dhanaraj

Clinical Psychologist & Assistant Head and Assistant Professor in Psychology, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.072.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.072

ABSTRACT

The objective of the study is to compare the level of grit, coping strategies and self-image among blind and sighted college students. Ex-post facto research design and convenience sampling was used.  The sample included 80 city college students, where 40were visually impaired and 40 were sighted day scholars. Independent t tests was done using SPSS package where a significant difference among the visually impaired and sighted college students was found in grit, task-oriented coping strategy and self-image, with no significant difference in self-esteem scores.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.072.20210904

10.25215/0904.072

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021