Relationship between Anger and Self-Esteem among School Boys of Lahore City

Author: Sahar Chughtai

Supervisor: Ms.Aasma Yousaf

Degree: BS

Year: 2005-2009

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The aim of the present study was to find out the relationship between Anger and Self-Esteem among school boys and girls of Lahore city. The sample included 200 students (100 males& 100 females) of ages 13-17 belonging to English medium schools. Purposive and Convenient sampling technique was used to recruit sample. The tools administered included State Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI) & Offer Self Image Questionnaire for Adolescents-R (OSIQ-R) to measure anger and self-esteem respectively. The statistical analysis was done by applying correlation & independent t-test. The results revealed that gender difference in anger and self-esteem. Secondly no significant relationship was found between anger and self-esteem.

Keywords: Anger, Self-Esteem. School.

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