The investigation recarding connections between attiudes towards of sexual education and condition of selfconcealment of adolescents

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Bursa Uludağ University, Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2020

Thesis Language: Turkish


Consultant: Figen Akça


In this study examines the relationship between high school students‟ attitudes toward sexual education and self-concealment situations. In addition, it was investigated whether attitudes toward sexual education and and self-concealment differ according to gender, type of school and class level. The study group consisted of 485 high school students who studying four different high schools in Bursa in the 2018-2019 academic year. Data were collected using Personal Information Form, Attitude Scale Toward Sexual Education and SelfConcealment Scale. The datas obtained in the study were analyzed using SPSS version 22.0. Unrelated sample T-Test, one way analysis of variance, (ANOVA), Pearson Product Moment Correlation techniques were used data analysis. It has been determined that the subdemension of the attitude scale towards sexual education regarding the benefits of sexual vii eduacation differs significantly according to gender. According to this, it is seen that sexual education scores of boys are higher than girls‟ scores. When evaluated according to the school type, it was determined that the average schores of Anadolu high school students‟ attitude toward sexual education were significantly higher than the attitude average scores of vocational and tecnical high school students toward sexual education. When examined by grade level, it was determined that 9th and 10th grade students‟ attitude scale scores towards sexual education were more negative than 11th grade students. A positive and low-level relationship was found between the attitude scale and sub-dimensions of sexual education and self-concealment scale scores.