The objectives of the study were: (1) To study the sex difference in the prevalence of enuresis. (2) To study the differences in personality of enuretic and non-enuretic children. (3) To study the differences in personality of nocturnal, nocturnal-divernal and divernal enuretic children.
The hypotheses of the study were: (1) There will be significant sex differences in the prevalence of enuresis. (2) There will be significant difference in the personality factors of enuretic and non-enuretic children. (3) There will be significant differences in the personality factors of nocturnal, nocturanal-diurnal and diurnal enuretic children.
The sample consisted of 200 children from Agra in age group of 4 to 12 years and selected by purposive sampling method.
Seguin Form Board Test, Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale, Bhatia’s Battery of Performance Test of Intelligence, and Early School Personality Questionnaire (ESPQ) by R.B. Cattell were used for data collection.
The descriptive method was used by researcher. The data were analyzed by frequencies.
The findings of the study were: (1) Qualitative differences between the personality patterns of the normal and enuretic children were found to exist most clearly on six factors A, C, F, H, I and J. (2) On the remaining seven factors B, D, E, G, N and Q only uniform characteristic have been noted in the two groups in significantly different degrees. (3) The enuretic children are found to show schizoid tendencies (A-), general emotionality (C-), desurency (F-), introversion (H-), lack of artistic tendencies (I-) and are critical of others (J-1).
Keyword(s): Psycho-Social , Enuretic , Behavior,