• Vijayalakshmi. S Ph.D (F.T) Research Scholar, Dept. of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu


Personal Hygiene, Adolescence, sex education, and reduction analysis


In modern world development is visible in all fields, Information and Technology is most developed field in society. Indian culture of ‘Matha, Pitha, Guru and Deviam also changed to Matha, Pitha, Google Deviam. Adolescence is a transaction period where many face stresses psychologically and emotionally which may lead to them to get at risk of negative behavior modification like exploration, sexual experimentation and etc. Adolescent are more curious about sex.

Objectives of this study are: to find the level of Physical stress among adolescence students, to  find the significant difference between control and experimental group in Physical stress of adolescence students in pre-test and post-test To find the effect of personal hygiene education module. Hypotheses were formulated on the basis of objectives and statistically analyzed the data which is collected from sample of 98 students in west Godaveri district of Andhrapradesh. Experimental method of study was adopted with self-constructed tool and module was used for this study. Result of the study detailed the about the significance difference in physical stress of adolescence students and also the pre and post- tests scores of control and experimental group.


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Vijayalakshmi. S. (2017). THE EFFECT OF PERSONAL HYGIENE EDUCATION ON OVERCOMING PHYSICAL STRESS AMONG ADOLESCENCE STUDENTS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(6). Retrieved from