International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

E-ISSN: 2349-4182
P-ISSN: 2349-5979

Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2016)

A Study of Mental Health Status of School Going Adolescents of Haryana

Author(s): Sandeep Kumar
Abstract: The present study was conducted to evaluate the mental health status among adolescents. Descriptive survey Method was used in this study to obtain pertinent and precise information. The hypotheses of the study were to know the relationship between mental health status and emotional stability, overall-adjustment, autonomy, self-concept, security-insecurity and intelligence of adolescents, to find out the difference in mental health status of adolescents boys and girls, to find out the difference in emotional stability, overall-adjustment, autonomy, self-concept, security-insecurity and intelligence. The sample of this study included 400 adolescents selected by stratified random sampling from Kaithal, Kurukshetra districts of Haryana. The one standardized tool was used by the investigator to evaluate the mental health status of adolescents in relation to their emotional stability, overall-adjustment, autonomy, self-concept, security-insecurity and intelligence. In order to draw out the results the investigator used statistical techniques like t‘tests, mean and standard deviation with graphical representations. The conclusions of the study are that there exists significant difference between Mental health status and emotional stability, Mental health status and overall-adjustment, Mental health status and self -concept, Mental health status and security-insecurity, Mental health status and intelligence except Mental health status and autonomy of adolescents boys and girls.
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