| Published: February 25, 2016
Influencing Factors of Social Anxiety and Emotional Maturity among Adolescents
The current study deals with the emotional maturity and social anxiety among adolescents. One hundred and seventy subjects (Boys = 90, Girls = 80) from GRD College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, were selected for the study. The Psychological Tests such as Case Study Schedule (Gayatridevi and Anu), Emotional Maturity Scale (Hemalatha) and Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (Michael R. Liebowitz) were administered to the subjects. The data was analyzed by using SPSS + PC package for t –test was computed. The results revealed that adolescent girls experienced more social anxiety than boys (M = 66.46). Gender and family size had no significant effect on emotional maturity. There was no significant relationship found between the emotional maturity and social anxiety.
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© 2016, S Gayatridevi, A Vincent
Received: July 01, 2016; Revision Received: August 12, 2016; Accepted: February 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016