The Psychological Resilience and Social Anxiety among the Parentless Children at Shelter Establishments in Amman
Author: Anam Jamil Saud Al-Jaradin |Pages: 1-16|

Abstract: The study aimed to identify the psychological resilience and social anxiety of children who are missing parents at Shelter Establishments in Amman. The study sample consisted of 72 children distributed in 7 establishments. To achieve the study objectives the researcher used Psychological Resilience Scale, it consisted of (29) items, and Social Anxiety Scale which consisted of (35) items, their validity and reliability were approved. The results showed that the degree of both resilience and social anxiety was mid among the children, and there were no statistically significant difference (α = 0.05) in resilience and social anxiety attributed to the absence of parents and gender of the children. According to the results the study recommends to develop programs to raise the children, resilience and provide them with suitable social care in order to decrease their social anxiety.


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