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The relationship between irrational beliefs and adjustment of female high school students

Chia, Chui Ting (2014) The relationship between irrational beliefs and adjustment of female high school students. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Management.

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Abstract

Nowadays the quality of students, especially for the female high school students is changing. Female students have irrational beliefs problems. Social adjustment, emotional adjustment and educational adjustment are three main adjustments for the female high school students. The objectives of this study are to identify the relationship between irrational beliefs and social, emotional and educational adjustment of female high school students; and to identify which irrational beliefs has the most positive influence on social, emotional, and educational adjustment of female high school students. Questionnaire has been done by a sample of 208 respondents from Sekolah Tun Fatimah (STF). There are two parts in the survey form where Part A is Irrational Beliefs Test (IBT), and Part B is Adjustment Inventory for School (AISS). Other than that, Pearson Correlation Analysis and Multiple Regression Analysis were used to analyze data. The study found there is a relationship between irrational beliefs and social, emotional, and educational adjustment of female high school students. It is also found that demand of approval was among ten IBs factors which has influenced the most on social adjustment; dependency was among ten IBs factors which has influenced the most on emotional adjustment; and dependency was among ten IBs factors which has influenced the most on educational adjustment.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2014; Supervisor : Ahmad Shukri Mohd. Nain
Uncontrolled Keywords:irrational beliefs test (IBT), adjustment inventory for school (AISS)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:50794
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:05 Feb 2016 09:18
Last Modified:12 Jul 2020 14:03

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