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International Journal of Psychology Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

A comparative study of personality traits and anger amongst street children & normal developing children

Author(s):

Manami Saha and Dr. Nilanjana Mitra

Abstract:

A child is like a dormant seed, who preserves a lot of opportunities within them for future. But conditions like poverty & negligence in our country has eventually destroyed a lot of their future dreams. Past few years have shown a high increase in the number of street children. The main aim of the present research is to observe the effect of anger, personality & impulsivity on street children & normal developing children using these three scales, BIS-2A, STAXI2, C/A,J.E.P.Q. This research involves two groups i.e. street children and normal developing children, 30 sample size in each of the groups (N=60) aged 7-12 years. Data were analysed by mean, standard deviation, t-test statistics. Result shows that these two group of children depict Psychotism, Extroversion, Neuroticism, Lie scale, State anger, Trait anger, Expression of anger & Physical impulsivity in various ways. Moreover, the conclusion we can draw at the end of research is that there is a difference between street children & normally developing children on the basis of their Anger, Personality & Impulsivity.

Pages: 13-16  |  106 Views  47 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Manami Saha and Dr. Nilanjana Mitra. A comparative study of personality traits and anger amongst street children & normal developing children. Int. J. Psychol. Sci. 2024;6(1):13-16. DOI: 10.33545/26648377.2024.v6.i1a.36
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