Self-Esteem, Self-Control and Deviant Behavior of HUMSS Senior High School Students
This descriptive-correlational study determined the extent of deviant behavior against school rules and regulations as a function of self-esteem and self-control among Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) Senior High School students in the District of Anini-y, Antique Division, Philippines. The study included 83 HUMSS Senior High School students from the district of Anini-y Batch 2020-2021 as participants. Data were acquired utilizing a questionnaire checklist created by the researcher as well as standardized tools. Using proper statistical tools, the data was tallied, computer-processed, analyzed, and interpreted. The HUMSS Senior High School students' level of Self-Esteem and Self Control were moderate, while their Deviant Behavior as an entire group was low. When classified according to levels of Self-Esteem and levels of Self-Control, the level of Deviant Behavior was low. There was a significant difference in the HUMSS Senior High School students' level of Deviant Behavior when taken according to their levels of Self-Esteem. On the contrary, there was no significant difference in their level of Deviant Behavior when taken according to levels of Self-Control. There were significant relationships in the HUMSS Senior High School students' level of Deviant Behavior and Self-Esteem, and the students' level of Self-Esteem and Self-Control. In contrast, there was no significant relationship found in the HUMSS Senior High School students' level of Deviant Behavior and Self-Control.
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