AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR OF ADOLESCENTS IN BIRBHUM DISTRICT, INDIA

Authors

  • M. J. F. Alam Student, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, Nadia, India-741235
  • Sunanda Bishnu Assistant Professor(C), Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia, India-723101

Keywords:

Aggression, Aggressive Behaviour, Adolescent, Birbhum District, India

Abstract

Aggression has been generally known as behaviours that are intended to hurt self or harm others. It is difficult for the aggressive children to initiate and support the formation of high quality peer relationships during early developmental periods i.e., adolescence which may lead to social exclusion and eventually loneliness. The objectives of this study were to prepare a profile on aggressive behaviour of adolescents with regard to gender variation and locale variation that is occurring among school students of Birbhum district, India. ‘The Aggression Questionnaire’ (α = .93) by A.H. Buss & M.P. Perry (1992) was used for collecting data from a random sample of 230 students (137 boys and 93 girls) of class VIII and IX from both rural and urban area. This standardized tool is meant for measuring four dimensions of aggressive behaviour. Statistical techniques such as mean, standard deviation and t- test were applied for analysis of data. The results revealed that there is significant influence of locality of the school on the aggressive behaviour of school students of Birbhum District, India. However, there is no significant difference of aggression among male and female students.

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Additional Files

Published

15-06-2017

How to Cite

M. J. F. Alam, & Sunanda Bishnu. (2017). AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR OF ADOLESCENTS IN BIRBHUM DISTRICT, INDIA. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(6). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1119