Personality Characteristics, Locus of Control and Hostility among Alcoholics and Non-Alcoholics

Amandeep Singh, Davinder Singh


The present investigation has been undertaken with a view to investigate the personality characteristics, locus of
control and hostility among alcoholics and non-alcoholics. The sample consists of 100 alcoholics and 100
non-alcoholics in the age range of 18-30 years. The measures used for this study are Sixteen Personality Factor
Questionnaire, Levenson’s Locus of control and Covert and Overt Hostility Scale. The results are discussed in
terms of comparison of means and discriminant analysis. The result clearly reveals that significant differences
were found on personality characteristics, locus of control and hostility between alcoholics and non-alcoholics.

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International Journal of Psychological Studies   ISSN 1918-7211 (Print)   ISSN 1918-722X (Online)

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