International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Relationship between Self-Concept and Aggressive Behavior among Deaf Students

Maaly Ibrahim Elmalky | Rasha Kamal Sweelam | Lobna Elsayed Sallam

Abstract: Hearing, language and speaking are the fundamental elements of communication. Communication difficulties among deaf adolescents can lead to significant interruptions in psycho-social development of the individuals. The study aimed to examine the relationship between self-concept and aggressive behavior among deaf adolescence. Descriptive correlational design was used to achieve the purpose of this study. This study was conducted at Al Amal School for deaf students in Shebin Elkom city, Menufia Governorate. A convenience sample of 60 deaf students from the above mentioned settings were recruited. Three Tools were used for data collections as: ( 1) structured interview questionnaire to assess demographic data, (2) Self-concept scale to measure self-concept and (3) Aggression scale to measure level of aggression among students. Results reveals that near to half of the studied sample have low self-concept, near to two third of the studied sample have moderate aggression, there is highly significant negative correlation between self-concept and total mean score of aggression. This is mean when self-concept increase aggression decrease and there is highly statistical significant difference between gender and both of self-concept and level of aggression among the studied sample. Based on the study finding it was concluded that, there was higher statistical significant difference between male and female among deaf students regarding self-concept and level of aggression. There was highly significant negative correlation between self-concept and total mean score of aggression Recommendation: Stress management and assertiveness training program should be given to those students to minimize level of aggression and improve their self-concept.

Keywords: Aggression - Self-concept – deaf students

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,

Pages: 627 - 634

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