Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Maturity In Emotions And Behavioral Issues Among Postgraduate Students: A Correlational Study


Bazgha Saleem Khan , Dr Sajid Anwar , Dr. Muhammad Aamir Tuaseen , Dr Muhammad Iqbal , Dr Muhammad Hafeez Tahir

Abstract

This study examines the relationship between maturity in emotions and behavioral issues among postgraduate students. Maturity in emotions scale; (MES) (five-point Likert scale) & Students Behavior Checklist (SBC) which has retrieved and used to assess the postgraduate studentsí behavior. The researcher had sample of 200 postgraduate students selected from public/private sector universities of District, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The results of the study revealed significant positive relationship between maturity in emotions and behavioral issues among postgraduate students. Personalized gender differences among students also affected covert or overt behavioral issues. Females (M=146.13) were more emotionally insecure than males (M=143.03) whereas males had (M=18.42) more overt behavioral issues than girls (M=16.60). The study also guided the stakeholders, counselors and psychologists more about the relationship existed between maturity in emotions and behavioral issues and how these affected the postgraduate students in different ways.


Pages: 8233-8250

Keywords: Maturity, Emotions, Behavior Issues, Patterned, Covert Behavior, Overt Behavior, Internalized issues, Externalized Issues, Explicit Behavior, Irregularity, streamline

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