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Shyness and Adjustment Across Cultural Study between Saudi University Students and Kuwaiti University Students

Auther : Gomaa S. Youssuf / Abd El-Latif M. Khalifa

This study aims at investigating the relationship between shyness and adjustment among two samples of university students in Saudi Arabia (N=320) and Kuwait (N=400). The scales of shyness and adjustment were adminstered to the students in two countries. The results revealed significant differences between the two groups. Saudi students had higher scores on shyness than Kuwaiti students, while Kuwaiti students obtained higher scores on adjustment than Saudi students. The results also show a negative relationship between shyness and adjustment. No significant differences were found between males and females. Factor analysis for correltions between items of shyness on the scale produced seven factors among Saudi students and four factors among Kuwaiti ones.

Keywords: Shyness, Adjustment, University students, Cultural comparison, Factor analysis.

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