Emotional maturity among adolescents of government and private schools in Lucknow: A comparative study
Babita, Ishrat Naaz
Emotional compulsion or pressure is growing day by day at teenager’s stage. Emotions are basic pre historic passion by nature to authorise the creature to manage with situation which command the greatest effort for constancy. Emotional maturity is the result of inter activity between many elements like school environment, home environment, culture and to a substantial expand on the programs views or watched on television. It has been predicted that in the next decade, the population of adolescents will cross billion. Therefore, the emotional maturity among adolescents needs to be studied to give them proper guidance and prepare them for future endeavours. The present study accomplished with the following objectives which are to compare emotional maturity between student of government school and private schools and to compare the significant difference in emotional maturity in relation to their gender. For the present study, the investigator adapted the descriptive survey method where data from 50 senior secondary students was collected through random sampling technique from two private senior secondary schools and two government senior secondary schools in Lucknow. To measure the emotional maturity, Emotional Maturity Scale developed by Dr. Yashwir Singh and Dr. Mahesh Bhargava was used. Finding of the study revealed that students of private senior secondary schools are more highly emotional matured as compared with the students of government senior secondary schools. Study also revealed that female students are more highly emotional matured as compared with male students of senior secondary schools in Lucknow city.