A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT BETWEEN NON- ORPHAN AND ORPHAN CHILDREN.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 5013-5018
AbstractObjectives: To identify the psychosocial development of non-orphan & orphan children and its comparison.
Methods: A survey research design with a quantitative research approach was used to conduct the current study. The study was conducted in orphanage centers and schools of Bhubaneswar, Odisha. For this study, 100 numbers (50 orphan & 50 non-orphan children) of the sample were selected by randomization. After getting the approval from the ethical committee and administrative permissions were taken from respective authorities, with that written consent was taken from the participants. The purpose and objectives were explained and the data were collected. Tool used for collecting data from samples were socio-demographic Performa and self-structured 3 point psychosocial development assessment scale.
Result: The study result revealed that majority (70%) of the study sample were having good psychosocial development, (30%) intermediate psychosocial development among non-orphan children whereas (50%), (30%), (20%) of the study sample were having good, intermediate and poor level of psychosocial development among orphan children respectively. From the statistical analysis, it is concluded with a positive significant difference between non-orphan and orphan children concerning psychosocial development as the z value is 1.35 at p-value 0.17.
Conclusion: The study concluded that orphan children were having low psychosocial development than non-orphan children. Keeping because of the study findings, it is recommended thatthe factors related to poor psychosocial development can be identified, and through social skill training psychosocial development of the orphan children can be enhanced.
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