A study on the relationship between the social-emotional adaptation and behavioral problems of 60-72 month old preschoolers

Ramazan O. , Unsal O.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.5828-5832 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.523
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.5828-5832


The aim of this rearch is to define the relation between social-emotional adaptation and behavior problems of 60-72 month old children. The data collection instruments 'Preschool Behaviour Problem's Scanning Scale' and 'Marmara Social-Emotional Adaptation Scale for 60-72 Month Old Children' were applied to 432 children who were attending public and private preschools in Istanbul. A statistically meaningful and negative relation was found between children's total score of Preschool Behaviour Problem's Scanning Scale and Marmara Social-Emotional Adaptation Scale for 60-72 Month Old Children. As a function of decrease of children's social-emotional adaptation level, their behavior problems increase.