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A Study On Relationship Between Pro - Social Behaviour And Anti Social Behaviour Of Higher Secondary Students

Author(s): A. Paul Albert | T. Thilagavathy

Journal: Indian Streams Research Journal
ISSN 2230-7850

Volume: 3;
Issue: 11;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Pro-Social Behaviour | Anti Social Behaviour | society | misbehaviour .

In this study, an attempt has been made to study the relationship between pro-social behaviour and anti social behaviour of higher secondary students. Prosocial behaviour can be defined as voluntary behaviours made with the intent of benefiting others or society. Anti social behaviour refers to any acts that are violations of social rules including against people or property. The pro-social and antisocial behaviour scale was constructed and validated by the investigator has been used for this study to measure both pro-soccial behaviour and anti social behaviour of higher secondary students. The pro-social and antisocial behaviour scale includes four dimensions of pro-social behaviour namely donating, helping, sharing and comforting behaviour and also includes four dimensions of anti social behaviour namely, troublesome, aggressive, misbehaviour and threatening behaviour. The tool has been administered to a random sample of 836 higher secondary students studying in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. The survey method has been followed for the present study. The result of the study reveals that there is significantly
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