Simarjeet Kaur, Ranjana Thakur, Richa Chaudhary, Ravijeet Kaur
Ms. Simarjeet Kaur1, Ranjana Thakur2, Richa Chaudhary3, Ravijeet Kaur4
1Assistant Professor, Akal College of Nursing, Eternal University Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh.
2Clinical Instructor, Akal College of Nursing, Eternal University Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh.
3Nursing Officer, ACH, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh.
4Nursing Officer, Govt Hospital, Chandigarh.
Volume - 8,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2020
Background: Aggressive Behavior is a type of behavior where people can cause physical or emotional harm to themselves and others. Aggression can be caused by mass media, child abuse, violence, rape, anti-social personality and psychological disorder. so it is an emerging issue to assess the aggressive behaviour in adolescent to maintain their mental health. Objectives: To assess the Aggressive Behaviour among adolescent girls studying in selected Institutions. Methodology: A Quantitative non- experimental cross -sectional research design was selected to conduct the study among 157 adolescent girls selected through simple random sampling technique studying in selected Institutions of Block Pachhad, Distt, Sirmour, H.P. Data was collected using standardized questionnaires (Buss and Perry, 1992) related to Aggressive Behaviour. Results: The result of study showed that majority (47.2%) of the adolescent girls had low aggressive behaviour followed by 45.3% of them had moderate and only 6.3% of them had high level of aggressive behaviour. According to different dimensions of aggressive behaviour, the study results revealed that 47.1 % of adolescent girls were having moderate physical aggressive behaviour. 54.1% of adolescent girls were having low level of verbal aggression. 72.6% of them were having low hostile behaviour and 42% of them had moderate level of anger. In psychological determinants, only history of stress has significant association with aggressive behaviour as p value<0.05 level of significance.
Cite this article:
Simarjeet Kaur, Ranjana Thakur, Richa Chaudhary, Ravijeet Kaur. Assessment of Aggressive behaviour among adolescent girls studying in selected Institutions of Block Pachhad, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):425-428. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00094.0
Simarjeet Kaur, Ranjana Thakur, Richa Chaudhary, Ravijeet Kaur. Assessment of Aggressive behaviour among adolescent girls studying in selected Institutions of Block Pachhad, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):425-428. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00094.0 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2020-8-4-2
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