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GRIMALDO MUCHOTRIGO, Mirian  and  MERINO SOTO, César. Values in a group of students of Psychology of a private university in the city of Lima. Liberabit [online]. 2009, vol.15, n.1, pp. 39-47. ISSN 1729-4827.

The objective of this study is to identify and compare the value system in a group of psychology students, by sex and cycle of study. The sample consisted of 254 students, men and women, whose average age was 21 years, students from the first, fifth and last cycle of study. The instruments used were a questionnaire of personal data and the Portrait Value Questionnaire of Schwartz. The Statistics used were frequency and percentage distribution tables, arithmetic mean, t student and Anova. It was concluded that the sample prioritized: Power and Tradition, by sex and cycle of study. About the differences according to sex, it was found moderated differences in Benevolence. In terms of cycle of study, it was found small differences in Hedonism, where men's results were higher; and Stimulation, where women's results were slightly higher than men's.

Keywords : Values; Students; Men; Women.

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