Author: Humera Abdul Sattar
Supervisor: Ms. Rafia Rafique
Year: 2007- 2009
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study investigated differences in relationship with parents, aggression and self-esteem of juvenile prisoners and their matched controls. It was hypothesized that there exists significant difference between remembered relationship with parents, aggression and self-esteem of juvenile prisoners and their matched controls. Non probability purposive sampling was employed to collect the data from the sample of 25 male juvenile prisoners of District Jail Lahore and 25 matched controls. Matched controls (matched on age and gender) were taken from the general population of Lahore city. Urdu translation of Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (Rosenberg, 1965), 10-item Remembered Relationship with Parents Scale by Denollet, Smolderen, Broek and Pedersen (2006) and a self constructed Aggression Questionnaire based on Aggression Scale by Buss and Perry (1992) was used for measuring study variables. The findings suggested that there exists significant difference in self esteem of juvenile prisoners and their matched controls; no significant difference was found for aggression and remembered relationship with parents between juvenile prisoners and their matched controls
Keywords: Parents, Aggression, Self Esteem, Juvenile Prisoners
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