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Influence of Age and Family Type on the Emotional Stability of Alcohol Abusers


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1 Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
     

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The investigator attempted to study the level of emotional stability experienced by the alcohol abusers. The present study was conducted on 400 alcohol abusers selected through snow ball sampling technique. Emotional Stability Questionnaire developed and designed by Sanjay Vohra (Revised, 2013) was used for the collection of data in the present study. The investigator applied frequency analysis, t-test and regression for the statistical treatment of the collected data. Findings of the study revealed that majority of the alcohol abusers had low level of emotional stability. Also there is significant difference between alcohol abusers belonging to 15-25 and 26-35 age groups and alcohol abusers belonging to nuclear and joint family with respect to their emotional stability. Further the findings demonstrated that age and family type had a significant influence on the emotional stability of alcohol abusers.

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Emotional Stability, Alcohol Abusers, Age, and Family Type.
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Mohd Shoiab Mir
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
R. Sankar
Department of Psychology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


The investigator attempted to study the level of emotional stability experienced by the alcohol abusers. The present study was conducted on 400 alcohol abusers selected through snow ball sampling technique. Emotional Stability Questionnaire developed and designed by Sanjay Vohra (Revised, 2013) was used for the collection of data in the present study. The investigator applied frequency analysis, t-test and regression for the statistical treatment of the collected data. Findings of the study revealed that majority of the alcohol abusers had low level of emotional stability. Also there is significant difference between alcohol abusers belonging to 15-25 and 26-35 age groups and alcohol abusers belonging to nuclear and joint family with respect to their emotional stability. Further the findings demonstrated that age and family type had a significant influence on the emotional stability of alcohol abusers.

Keywords


Emotional Stability, Alcohol Abusers, Age, and Family Type.