Impact of social skills training on self-esteem among male and female adolescent students

Seema, G. B. and Venkatesh Kumar, G. (2018) Impact of social skills training on self-esteem among male and female adolescent students. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 9 (1). pp. 147-151.

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The adolescent years are transforming at all levels: physical, emotional, social, cognitive and behavioral. Helping professionals have searched for ways for adolescents to acquire the skills necessary to face these many changes. Parents, educators and adolescents have tried to do what they can ,not only to survive ,but to make the most of major life transition that occurs from age 10-18 (Arnett, 2000). This study was done to investigate the effect of social skills training on self esteem among male and female adolescent students. The sample consisted of 200 (100 male & 100 female) adolescent students, were selected randomly and divided into experimental and control groups. The experimental group received social skills training in 10 sessions, but the control group didn't attend the sessions. Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale by Rosenberg (1965) was administered in pre and post intervention to measuring Self esteem. Results revealed that social skills training has significantly enhanced self esteem in the selected sample of experimental group and gender did not have differential influence on enhancing self esteem due to social skills training.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Psychology
Divisions: Department of > Psychology
Depositing User: Manjula P Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2019 06:32
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2019 06:32

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