Self-esteem and social anxiety in adolescent students

Seema, G. B. and Venkatesh Kumar, G. (2017) Self-esteem and social anxiety in adolescent students. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 8 (3). ISSN 2321-368X

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The present study is aimed to investigate the relationship and gender differences between self-esteem and social anxiety in adolescent students. The sample consists of 200 adolescent students (100 males, 100 females) in the age range of 16 to 18 years, taken from various colleges in Bangalore City Rosenberg Self-esteem scale (Rosenberg, 1965) and Social Phobia inventory (Conner et al., 2000) were applied to access self-esteem and social anxiety of participants. Statistical analysis was done through SPSS, Pearson product-moment correlation co-efficient and independent sample t-test was applied for evaluation of results. Results indicates that self-esteem is negatively correlated with social anxiety in adolescent students. The findings of result also showed the self-esteem scores of the male adolescents is not higher or lower than that of the female adolescents.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent, Self-Esteem, Social Anxiety.
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > IDS
Divisions: Department of > Psychology
Depositing User: C Swapna Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 29 May 2019 10:00
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2019 09:46

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