| Published: September 25, 2016
Optimism and Adjustment among Adolescent Girls of Working Mothers and Homemakers: A Comparative Study
The present study aimed to study the differences in Optimism and Adjustment of adolescent girls of mothers working in corporate world and homemakers. The sample consisted of 100 adolescent girls, belonging to an age group of 16-17 years and studying in XI class. Out of 100, 50 girls were those whose mothers were working in Corporate World and 50 were those whose mothers were homemakers. Optimism scale developed by Scheier and Carver (1985) and named as Life Orientation test (LOT) and Bell Adjustment Inventory (1961) were administered to measure optimism and adjustment respectively. The sample was selected from Gurgaon. Findings suggested the significant differences between these two groups. Daughters of homemakers were found high in optimism and social adjustment.
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© 2016, U Singh, S Singh
Received: July 15, 2016; Revision Received: August 12, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016