A sample of 60 students (30 male and 30 female), in the 15-17 years age group, from Hans Raj Model School, Punjabi Bagh, were tested before and after life skills training was imparted, to ascertain the impact of such training.

Self esteem inventory, Adjustment inventory for school students (AISS) and the Empathy quotient (EQ) tests were applied before and after life skills training.

The results showed that post-training, students improved significantly in self-esteem, emotional adjustment, educational adjustment, total adjustment and empathy.

Impact of life skills training on self-esteem, adjustment and empathy among adolescents

Impact of life skills training on self-esteem, adjustment and empathy among adolescents

Pooja Yadav and Naved Iqbal, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, October 2009, Vol. 35, Special Issue, 61-70

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