To evaluate the relationship between social anxiety & life-satisfaction among adolescence in Karachi

  • Junaid Ahmed Fedral Udru University of Science & technology (FUUSAT)
  • Shamoon Noushad Advance Educational Institute & Research Centre.
  • Sadaf Ahmed Psychophysiology Research Lab, University of Karachi. Advance Educational Institute & Research Centre
Keywords: Social Anxiety, Life-Satisfaction, Adolescence


The purpose of the present study is to investigate the relationship between social anxiety and life satisfaction in Adolescence of Karachi. The sample of 106 adolescents was randomly collected from Karachi (54 male & 49 females) age range from 18 to 25. It was hypothesized that there would be significant negative correlation between social anxiety & life satisfaction score. For measuring Socially Anxiety “Social Interaction Anxiety Scale” (Mattick, R. P., & Clarke, J.C) was administered and for Life Satisfaction “Life-Effectiveness Questionnaire” (James, T. Neill.) was administered. Whole questionnaire was self-reported and in Life Satisfaction eight domains was focused with the help of Life-Effectiveness Questionnaire (1)Time Management, (2)Social Competence, (3)Achievement Motivation, (4)Intellectual Flexibility, (5)Task Leadership, (6)Emotional Control, (7)Active Initiative, (8)Self Confidence. For statistical analysis Pearson Product Correlation was applied on the Ratio/Equal Interval data scores with the help of SPSS 22.0v. Result shows significant negative correlation between Social Anxiety & Life Satisfaction Scores r=-.343, p<0.01. It is concluded that Social Anxiety has significant negative impact on Life Satisfaction among adolescence and researches reported that social anxiety convert in social anxiety disorder then it effects different areas of daily life.


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Ahmed, J., Noushad, S., & Ahmed, S. (2015). To evaluate the relationship between social anxiety & life-satisfaction among adolescence in Karachi. Annals of Psychophysiology, 2, 12-15.