Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Relationship of socio economic status with frustration, self-concept, study habits and academic achievement of adolescents
Author(s): Shubha Vyas, Garima Choudhary
Abstract: The present research is conceived and formulated on a very wide canvas of adolescents in India in context of their socio-economic status and its relation with frustration, self-concept, study habits and Academic-Achievement. Socio-economic status concerns both directly and indirectly, covertly and overtly upon dimensions of life in several manners which are inter-connected, impinging upon one another and directing the human behaviour. The investigator undertook the study in government as well as private schools located in Delhi. Descriptive survey method upon 450 samples from class XI was utilized to gather the data. ‘Socio-economic Status Scale’ (SESS), ‘Reactions to Frustration Scale’ (RFS), Self-concept Scale (SCS) and ‘Study Habit Inventory’ were used, and for data analysis Mean, SD and Correlation techniques were applied. Negative negligible correlation was found between frustration and SES whereas Positive negligible correlation was found in self-concept and socio-economic status of adolescent student. Study habit and SES showed significant and positive low correlation. Academic achievement and socio-economic status were also found significantly correlated.