• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2012, Volume: 5, Issue: 4, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

Influence of adjustment and self-esteem on family environment


The present investigation is a comparative study of adjustment, type of family environment and self- esteem among adolescence. A total of 560 adolescent students studying in Mysore & Yasouj cities were randomly selected. The sample consisted of 560 Students of standard IX (310 Students from Mysore city and 250 Students from Yasouj city). Findings of this study revealed that Indian and Iranian students differed significantly in all areas of adjustment. But with respect to health and emotional adjustment, Indian students were better adjusted, than their counter parts at Iran and in cases of social and home adjustment, Iranian students were better adjusted than Indian students. With respect to self-esteem, Indian students have significantly higher self-esteem scores in all the components except for Lie self- esteem than their Iranian counter parts. On the whole, Indian students had significantly better family environment than Iranian students. The interaction effect of self-esteem and family environment for various adjustments were found to be not-significant for among Indian and Iranian samples.
Keywords: Self-Esteem, Adjustment, Family Environment, Mysore, Yasouj


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