International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Psychiatry | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021 | Rating: 7 / 10


A Study to Assess the Prevalence of Aggressive Behavior and its Influencing Factors among High School Students in Selected High School of Guwahati, Assam

Somichon Keishing | Dolly Gurumayum [3]


Abstract: Background of the study: The study aims to find out the prevalence of aggressive behavior and its influencing factors among high school students in selected high school of Guwahati, Assam. Objectives of the study: 1. To estimate the prevalence of aggressive behaviour among high school students.2. To assess the influencing factors related to aggressive behaviour among high school students.3. To determine the association of aggressive behaviour with selected demographic variables.4. To determine the association of aggressive behaviour with influencing factors. Method: A descriptive research design and quantitative approach was carried out on 74 high school students of Army Public School, Guwahati, Assam by using convenience sampling technique. Results: The findings of the study revealed that majority 58 (78.4 %) were 13 years and above and 16 (21.6 %) were in 12-13 years of age. Majority 53 (71.6 %) were male students and 21 (28.4 %) were female students. Majority 56 (75.7 %) were living in urban area and 18 (24.3 %) were living in rural area. Majority 71 (95.9 %) of high school students had low prevalence of aggressive behavior and 3 (4.1 %) of high school students had high prevalence of aggressive behavior.74 (100 %) reported Witnessing campus violence at school, in the community or media followed by 54 (73 %) reported feeling of low self worth and 46 (62.2 %) had reported history of being bullied. There was significant association of class 8 standard at p<0.05 with aggressive behavior of high school students. But the other demographic variables such as age, sex, residence, religion, type of family, fathers education, mothers education, fathers occupation and mothers occupation were not found significant association with aggressive behavior of high school students. There was significant association of influencing factor of feeling of low self worth at p<0.05 with aggressive behavior of high school students. The other influencing factors were not found significant association with aggressive behavior of high school students.


Keywords: Aggression, prevalence, Influencing factors, self administered questionnaire, high school students


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,


Pages: 974 - 977


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