EFFECT OF GENDER ON MENTAL HEALTH OF SCHOOL STUDENTS: A SURVEY RESEARCH

Authors

  • Mr. Kiransinh N. Rajput Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara
  • Mr. Jyotish Chaudhari M.A. Student, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara

Keywords:

Mental Health, school students and Gender

Abstract

This Survey research aimed to study effect of gender on Mental Health of school students. Two hundred students from different school around Baroda were taken as the sample. Survey research design was used. Mental Health Inventory (MHI 38) was used to measure mental health of school students. Independent t test was used to study effect of gender on mental health of school children. Boy's students have higher Loss of Behavioural and Emotional Control compare to the girl's students. Girls students are more Hypersensitive compare the boy's students. Boy's students have higher Life Satisfaction compare to girl's students.

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Additional Files

Published

15-04-2016

How to Cite

Mr. Kiransinh N. Rajput, & Mr. Jyotish Chaudhari. (2016). EFFECT OF GENDER ON MENTAL HEALTH OF SCHOOL STUDENTS: A SURVEY RESEARCH. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(4). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/230