International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(March 2019)

Impact of Birth Order on Emotional Maturity and General Well-being of Adolescents

Authors: [1] Dr. Molly Joy [2] Ms. Asha Mathew

Pages: 27-33


The objective of the research was to study the impact of birth order on emotional maturity and general well-being of adolescent’s .Adolescence is the period of transition from child hood to adulthood, where there are various changes in all the aspects of life, which may have impact on their life. Correlational Within group design is used to study 300 higher secondary students aged 15- 18 years. Result of this study showed that there is a significant difference between the emotional maturity and general well-being of adolescents belongs to different birth orders such as first born, last born and single child as well as there is a significant relationship between emotional maturity and general well-being of adolescents.