International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


Effectiveness of Self-Esteem Therapy on Level of Self-Esteem among Adolescent Children Residing at Selected Orphanage Home

Golden Catherine.T


Abstract: Children of today are tomorrows citizens. There are between 143 million and 210 million orphans worldwide, 250, 000 children are adopted annually. Children with a sound mind in a sound body are essential for future development of country. The development of a strong sense of self-esteem during childhood is important if children are to withstand the family stresses, social pressures, and temptations of deviance encountered at earlier ages of life. Low self-esteem in children is linked to poor health and deviant social behaviors such as smoking, substance abuse, poor academic achievement, depression, suicide, and pregnancy (Harter Daane, 2003). The therapy provide enhancement of self-esteem during childhood and is important for preventing poor health behaviors, poor academic performance, and subsequent problems of deviant social behavior. Thus, providing preventive self-esteem development intervention at an early age is especially important. So the investigator wishes to study the effectiveness of self esteem therapy to improve the level of self esteem among school age orphan children.


Keywords: self esteem, adolescent children, orphanage home


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 1406 - 1408


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Golden Catherine.T, "Effectiveness of Self-Esteem Therapy on Level of Self-Esteem among Adolescent Children Residing at Selected Orphanage Home", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016, pp. 1406-1408, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20161823

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