Volume : 1, Issue : 1, NOV 2015

AN INVESTIGATION ON DEVELOPMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ADAPTABILITY AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN CHINA

Qiang Wang, Qian, Zhang

Abstract

To investigate adaptability among undergraduates, 6238 college students were received Adolescents' Adaptability Scale (AAS) assessment. The
results indicated: (1) There was no significant difference between boys and girls. (2) The level of singletons' adaptability was higher than that of
non-singleton. (3) There were significant differences in family sources, which showed the trend of big city>midsize city> small
town>countryside. (4) Differences of adaptability existed apparently among students learning different majors. The order was as follows: physical
art>science>liberal arts. (5) Differences of adaptability existed conspicuously among students of different grades. The developmental tendency
was as follows: sophomores >juniors>freshmen>seniors.

Keywords

undergraduates, adaptability, developmental characteristics

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