Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Risk Factors of Adolescent Aggression

Sandra Sunitha Lobo

Research Scholar, Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. S.V. Surya Rekha

Professor, Montfort College, Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.036/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.036


Adolescence as a transitional stage implies several changes and challenges demanding psycho-social adjustment that could be beyond one’s coping for some adolescents who end up developing dysfunctional adaptive behaviour such as aggression. The present study aimed at investigating the risk factors of adolescent aggression. A total of 297 respondents constituted the sample of the study. Among them, 63 (21.21%) adolescents were male and 234 (78.78%) were female. A survey design was used. The descriptive statistics used for analysis of demographic variables were frequency and percentage. Chi Square test and Fishers exact test were used to find the risk factors of Aggression. The findings of the present study show a statistical significant association between gender and socio-economic status on adolescent aggression.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016