International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014


Security- Insecurity Feeling and Depression among Adolescents of Working and Non-working Women

Anjana Bhattacharjee | Somali Bhattacharjee


Abstract: The present paper investigated the impact of employment status and gender on thefeeling of security-insecurity and depression among adolescents. The sample consisted of 200 adolescents (100 adolescents of working mother & 100 Adolescents of non-working mother) and all of them were selected purposively from different schools of Agartala. In each group 50 % were girls and 50 %were boys. Data were collected by Maslows Security- Insecurity Inventory and Beck Depression Inventory. The results revealed that adolescents of working mother possessed more insecurity feeling as well as depression than the adolescents of non-working mother. However the study did not find any gender difference among the boys and girls in regard to security insecurity feeling and level of depression.


Keywords: security- insecurity feeling, depression, adolescents


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,


Pages: 1789 - 1792


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