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F - 19: A Comparative Study to assess the Behavioral and Emotional Problems of School Children Among Employed And Unemployed Mothers In Selected Schools at Puducherry

S Sherin Nithya

Citation Information : Nithya SS. F - 19: A Comparative Study to assess the Behavioral and Emotional Problems of School Children Among Employed And Unemployed Mothers In Selected Schools at Puducherry. 2018; 7 (1):102-102.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-7229

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background: Children of today are the citizens of tomorrow. The prosperity of the Nation depends upon the health of its future citizen. However some children have extremely difficult and challenging behavior that are outside the norms for their age children who suffer from Behavioral and Emotional disorders are at a high risk for school failure, suicide and mental health problems. Objective: The main objective of the study was to compare the Behavioral and Emotional problems of school children between Employed and Unemployed mothers. Materials and Methods: The research design used for this study was descriptive comparative research design.100 samples were selected by using purposive sampling technique. In each group 50 samples. Data was collected through modified Achenbach and Rutter\'s children behavioral and emotional problems assessment checklist. Results: The result revealed that, the children of Employed mothers (26.26) were having moderate Behavioral and Emotional problems than the children of Unemployed Mothers (13.22). which is statistically significant at p<0.001 level. It reveals that, there is a significance difference in the Behavioral and Emotional problems among children of Employed and Unemployed Mothers. Conclusion: This study result indicates the need to be aware of the Behavioral and Emotional problems of school children. Screening is necessary to detect Behavioral and Emotional problems in School children. Therefore Behavioral and Emotional problems always require special attention.


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