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| Published: May 19, 2021

Influence of Self-concept on Life Satisfaction among College Girls

Joshna J

MSc Psychology Student, Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Kiran Babu N C

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.075.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.075

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This research paper attempted to assess Self-Concept and Life Satisfaction among B.Sc and B.Com final year girls. Correlational design and Purposive sampling technique with a sample of 108 (56 B.Sc, 52 B.Com) final year girls were selected from different girls colleges of central Bangalore. The age of the participants was 20 and 21 years. Self-concept scale by Vijayashri Ravi (2013) and Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWL; Diener, Emmons, Larsen & Griffin, 1985) were administered to assess satisfaction with life and self- concept of college girls. Descriptive statistics, Pearson’s correlation, step wise regression and Independent sample t-test was used to study the data. The result of this study supports the relationship between self-concept and satisfaction with life among B.Sc. and B.Com final year girls. However, there was no statistically significant difference between B.sc and B.Com students with respect to both the variables self-concept and life satisfaction. Further, In step wise regression analysis for step 1 showed significant influence of socio-emotional aspects on life satisfaction; in step 2 showed a significant influence of socio-emotional, physical aspects on life satisfaction; put together in step 3 showed no significant influence of socio-emotional, physical aspects and intellectual aspects on life satisfaction; Also, in the final step 4 showed no significant influence of socio-emotional, physical aspects, moral and intellectual aspects on life satisfaction among college girls. Finally, socio-emotional and physical aspects had an influence on life satisfaction among college girls suggesting characteristics of physical aspects could be further explored.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.075.20210902

10.25215/0902.075

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021