Influence of Resilience and Self-esteem among Undergraduate Students in Chennai, India: An Exploratory Study

Lajwanti Motilal Jethwani and Dr. R. Subhashini
Self-esteem; Resilience; College Students
This study investigate the influence of resilience and self-esteem among undergraduate college students (N=110) in Chennai district, Tamil Nadu. An exploratory design is used among undergraduate students using purposive random sampling technique. In this case, two questionnaires are administered, Self-esteem is assessed by using the Rosenberg self-esteem scale (1965) and English version of Resilience Scale – RS-14 is also used in this study (Wagnild, 2010). Correlational and regression analysis shows statistically significant relationships between resilience and self-esteem. Self-esteem can be considered a predictor of resilience, which suggests resilience based intervention, should be provided for the students to improve their self-esteem
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Received: 06 September 2019

Accepted: 27 September 2019

Published: 07 October 2019

DOI: 10.30726/ijmrss/v6.i3.2019.63001

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