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Parental Authority, Introversion, Self-Esteem and Religious Coping Factors as Predictors of Social Anxiety among Adolescents
AbstractThe main objective of this study was to find out either parental authority, self-esteem, religious coping factors are predictors of Social Anxiety among Adolescents or not. 800 participants were screened out in the initial process and from them 600 have been selected who were fulfilling the selection criteria. Out of 600, 50% (N = 300) were male students and 50% (N = 300) were female students from the colleges and high schools of Pakistan. Urdu version of The Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS), Self-esteem Scale, Big Five Inventory, Parenting Authority Scale and Religiosity and Spirituality Scale for Youth scale was used to collect data. There is non-significant difference exist between male and female on social anxiety and there is non-significant difference exist between male and female on self-esteem. There is significant difference exist between male and female on religiosity. The results of multiple regression are also showing mix trend for male and female respondents.
- Muhammad Luqman Khan
- Ph. D Scholar, Department of Psychology, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
- Dr. Najam ul Hasan Abbasi
- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan