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Role of personality traits in sexual misconduct among Malaysian teenager

Abd. Mannan, A. and Khan, A. and Ramli, J. and Abdul Latif, A. and Abd. Mannan, A. (2019) Role of personality traits in sexual misconduct among Malaysian teenager. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 10 (4). pp. 1428-1432. ISSN 0976-0245

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Many studies have been conducted to examine the involvement of adolescents in sexual misconduct; however, through a literature review conducted, studies on teenage personality traits and sexual misconduct are found to be limited in Malaysia. Teenagers are easily trapped by sexual misconduct due to the process of change between childhood and adulthood. The role of personality traits, religiosity, cultural values of adolescents highlighted to shape the character of youth, which can help to build positive personality for becoming good citizen of the country. As Malaysia consists of Malay, Chinese and Indian diverse cultural societies and diverse religious people living together harmoniously in Malaysia, which has absolutely noble values to develop healthy personality; however, sexual misconduct emerging as challenge, which need to be understand in terms of unregistered pregnancy and social issues. By developing positive values and healthy personality among teenager could serve as best predictor for avoiding sexual misconduct.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:personality, sexual misconduct, teenager
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
ID Code:88839
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Dec 2020 12:26
Last Modified:29 Dec 2020 12:26

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