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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 290-303
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.034


Gender and Locale Differences in Mental Health among Adolescents
Amandeep Kaur*, Tejpreet Kaur Kang and Seema Sharma
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana-141001, Punjab, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted to assess the gender and locale differences in mental health among adolescents. The study was based on 240 adolescents (i.e. 120 rural and 120 urban) in the age range of 16-18 years. The sample was randomly drawn from four Government Senior Secondary Schools purposively selected from rural as well as urban areas of Ludhiana district. Mental Health Battery by Singh and Sengupta (2000) was used to assess the mental health of adolescents. The battery consists of 130 items related to mental health. Results revealed that significant gender differences were found in mental health of the respondents. Significant locale differences also existed between the adolescents.


Keywords: Mental Health, Adolescents
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Amandeep Kaur, Tejpreet Kaur Kang and Seema Sharma. 2019. Gender and Locale Differences in Mental Health among Adolescents.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 290-303. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.034