Aggression among Chandigarh high school students: To know the prevalence and level of aggression in terms of gender (pp. 267-276)
Authors: Manmeet Kaur Reen and Deepali Sharma
Abstract: A comparative study was carried out on a sample of 140 school going adolescents from class IX. A standardized questionnaire was administered to determine the prevalence of aggression in adolescents of private and government schools of Chandigarh . The results were analyzed using t-test. Regarding the school type, there were no significant differences between adolescents coming from government schools and those studying in private schools. Related to the sub scales of aggression, there was no gender difference except for the Anger scale (AngS) in which female respondents showed significantly higher scores as compared to their male counterparts .The findings highlighted the need of intervention aimed at anger management workshops and seminars can also be organized for parents, teachers and adolescents on adolescentsí aggressive behavior.