A Study of Social Provision and Self Esteem among Adolescents

A Study of Social Provision and Self Esteem among Adolescents

ABSTRACT

The present study is on social provision and self-esteem among adolescents with 100 adolescents (50 males and 50 females) from Aizawl town serving as participants. The study was carried out using two psychological test – The Self Esteem Scale and The Social Provision scale. The age of the subjects ranges from 13 to 17 years, from low to high socio-economic status. The result shows the tests to be reliable and significant gender difference was found in self-esteem but not on social provision. Lastly and unexpectedly, the result shows negative relationship between social provision and self-esteem.

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