IMPACT OF CHILD ABUSE ON PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS AMONG MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS By Nalini and Dr. S. Devasahayam Selvakumar

Abstract

In the present study, the investigator has attempted to study the impact of child abuse on personality characteristics among Middle school students.  The sample consists of 1032 students from different school in Chennai District.  The present study has been designed as a descriptive study- survey method has been adopted. For analyzing the collected data, the investigator used the statistical techniques such as Percentile analysis and Correlation analysis.  From the study it revealed that a significant number of physical and psychological problems are associated with child abuse.