International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART D
Temperament of underprivileged children
Author(s): Kaushal S, Singh CK and Malaviya R
Temperament significantly influences the manner in which a child interact with the environment over the long term and hence his or her psychological adjustment. This paper investigates temperament of underprivileged children of rural Haryana. To achieve the main objectives of the study, 400 children belonged to lower income group were selected randomly from eight villages of Hisar and Ambala districts. Malhotra Temperament Schedule (MTS) developed by Malhotra and Malhotra (1988) was used to assess mother’s perception of their children’s temperament. The results showed that temperamental dimensions like sociability, emotionality, attentivity, rhythmicity of underprivileged children were similar to standard mean score, while energy level was lower than standard mean score. Almost underprivileged children had easy temperament.
How to cite this article:
Kaushal S, Singh CK and Malaviya R. Temperament of underprivileged children. International Journal of Home Science. 2017; 3(1): 238-241.