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Manas, 18 (2), 1971, Pp. 85-90.

Authoritarianism as a Function of Security-Insecurity and Anxiety



K. P. Krishna

Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya

and S. C. Prasad

Rajasthan University, Jaipur


Sample

The sample comprised 120 unselected males enrolled as post graduate students in different departinents of the university of Patna.

Tests used:

(i) Adapted form of F-Scale was used to measure the Ievel of authoritarianism in Ss.
(ii) Security-Insecurity was measured with the help of Hindi Version of S-I inventory
(iii) In order to assess the level of anxiety in Ss, Sinha, W. A self-Analysis Form (ii) was used......

It is evident from Table 1 that the authoritarian group had comparatively less insecurity (M=20.43) than the non-authoritarian group (M =25.97)....

Similarly, authoritarian group had less anxiety (M = 19.27) than the non-authoritarian group (M=25.10)




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