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Comparative Analysis of Selected Psychological Variables between Normal and Physically Challenged Men in Chidambaram Town

Author Name(s):

Dr. R .Karthikeyan

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to compare the selected psychological variables between normal and physically challenged men in Chidambaram town.  To achieve this purpose of the study, One hundred men in Chidambaram town were randomly selected as subjects.  Among them, fifty normal men and fifty physically challenged men with an age between 20 to 24 years were selected.  Among the psychological qualities, the following variables namely achievement motivation and self-concept were selected as dependent variables. All the subjects were tested on selected criterion variables such as achievement motivation and self-concept by using SAMT questionnaire and Mukta Rani Rastogi’s Self Concept questionnaire respectively. The independent ‘t’ ratio was used to analyze the significant difference, if any between the groups. The .05 level of confidence was fixed to test the level of significance which was considered as an appropriate. The results of the study showed that there was significant difference exist between normal and physically challenged men in Chidambaram town.

 

Keywords: Achievement motivation, self-concept, normal and physically challenged men.

 

Please cite this article as: Dr. R .Karthikeyan. Comparative Analysis of Selected Psychological Variables between Normal and Physically Challenged Men in Chidambaram Town. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 2015, 2,4 (17), 65 – 67.