“A study on mental health problems of adolescent” with special reference to Coimbatore districts
Merlin Jenefer K, M Punitha
Mental health problems are very universal among adolescent. This may be due to the truth that attending family members to a difficult time for many traditional and non-traditional among adolescent. Adolescent after effecting high school are typically younger, depend on parents for financial support, and do not work or work part-time. Thus, in addition to stress related to academic load, these adolescent may have to face the task of taking on more adult-like responsibilities lacking having yet mastered the skills and cognitive maturity of adulthood. Descriptive research design and simple random sampling technique was adopted for the study. A sample size of 60 was collected using interview scheduled. This study concludes that (61%) of the respondents are having good level of mental health, (24%) of the respondents are having moderate level of mental health and the remaining (15%) of the respondents are having poor level of mental health.