Журнал психологии и психотерапии

Журнал психологии и психотерапии
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ISSN: 2161-0487


Hope, Resilience and Locus of Control among Women in Prison

Sanjana Olety Jagadish

The purpose of this research was to study the difference between Under-trials and Convicts in their level of Hope, Resilience, and Locus of control. The study adopts sample survey design. A purposive sample of 23 Under-trails and 17 Convicts was selected from a prison in Karnataka. Brief Resilience Scale by Smith et al. Adult Hope Scale by Snyder et al. and Locus of Control Scale by Julian Rotter were used for the study. The findings show that there is no significant difference between Convicts and under-trials in the level of Hope, Resilience, and Locus of Control.