Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2015)
Comparative Study of Self-Concept among Adolescents
Author(s): Sheelamma Jacob, Neethu Thamp
Abstract: Self-concept is the perception that individuals have of their own worth. This includes a composite of their feelings, a generalized view of their social acceptance, and their personal feelings about themselves (Belmore and Cillessen, 2006) . Materials and methods: Survey method was adopted for the study. The sample chosen for the present study comprised of 120 adolescents 60 boys and 60 girls. Purposive Sampling was the technique adopted for the selection of subjects. The sample was drawn from four schools from Kottayam district, Kerala. Results: The study revealed that there is no significant difference (t= 1.02≤ p=1.645) between the self-concept of boys and girls.