Comparative study to assess the Behavioral and Emotional Problems among School Going Orphans and Non-Orphans of Nadiad
Keywords:Assess, Orphans, Non-Orphans, Behavioral Problems, Emotional Problems, Compare.
Introduction:Children in a Orphanage have many problems which are normally not faced by Non-Orphan Children. Orphans living in the Orphanages are more prone to Behavioral and Emotionl Problems than other children living with their parents as they are deprived of family`s love and care. There is a dearth studies focusing on the Differences Psychological Health of the Orphans and Non-Orphans in India. Therefore we have conducted a non-experimental comparative study to assess the emotional and behavioral problems of orphans and non-orphans.
OBJECTIVES: 1.To assess the behavioral and emotional problems of school going orphans.
2.To assess the behavioral and emotional problems of school going children living with their parents. 3.To study the Association between sociodemographic parameters and emotional and behavioral problems in orphans and non-orphans. 4.To compare the emotional and behavioral problems of school going orphans and non orphans AIM: The main aim of this study was to assess the Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Orphans and Non-orphans.
Materials And Methods:The sample consisted of 30 Orphans and 30 Non-Orphans in the Orphanage and selected Schools in Nadiad City. The Sociodemographic data were collected using a Self Structured Questionnaire. The Self Structured Questionnaire was used to assess the Emotional And Behavioral Problems in them.
Results:In our study, 12(40%) out of 30 Orphans were found to having Severe Emotional and Behavioral Problems and 18(60%) out of 30 Orphans were found to having Moderate Emotional and Behavioral Problems while 3(10%)out of 30 Non- Orphans were found to having severe Emotional and Behavioral and 20(66.66%) out of 30 Non-Orphans were found to having Moderate Emotional and Behavioral Problems and 07(23.33%) out of 30 Non -Orphans were found to having Mild Emotional and Behavioral Problems.
Conclusion:This Study reports the Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Orphans and Non-Orphans. Majority of the Orphans compared to Non-Orphans exhibited the Emotional and Behavioral Problems. The study found that Orphans were more likely to be emotionally needy, sad and feel lonely.