M.Mohamed Ayupkhan, K. Saraladevi
Abstract: The study aims to find out the level of Problem based coping, state and trait anxiety among the higher secondary school students. Sampling techniques that was used for the selection of the sample in this case was random sampling technique. A total of 300 school students were selected from three different schools in Madurai city. The investigator selected 100 students from government school, 100 students from Government Aided School and 100 students from Private school. Personal data sheet developed by the investigator, Problem based coping is developed by Patricia Zuritaona and Matthew Mckay, (2011).State and Trait anxiety is developed by Charles D.Speilberger, (1983) were used to collect data. Results were statistically analyzed through t test, correlation coefficient. Gender has an impact on problem based coping and state and trait anxiety. Problem based coping and state and trait anxiety are related to each other.
Keywords: Problem Based Coping, State Anxiety, Trait Anxiety, Coping Behavior, Higher Secondary Students