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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018
A Study on Mental Health of High School Girls Students in Cuddalore District
Dr. A. Selvaraj
Abstract: This study on a Study on Mental Health of High School Girls Students in Cuddalore District in relation to their certain selected variables was carried out by the investigator. Studies on mental health of pupils and teachers are equally important since they modify the classroom learning and development of desirable behaviour. There seems to be increasing interest in research relating to mental health. Learning is a highly complex problem in psychology adjustment means reaction to the demands and pressure of social environment imposed upon the individual. The Normative survey method is employed to collect the data. The present study is aimed at finding out the impact of independent variables viz. , Community, Locality, Type of Management of the school, Education of the parent and Income of parent and students mental health on the testing variables. The study has been conducted on a random sample of 350 Girls students studying in government and private high schools and higher secondary schools in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu. It is concluded that the mental health of the girls students are average level. The community of the students does not play any role in Girls mental health scores. Government girls school students are having more mental health level. Rural Girls students are having more mental health than the Urban Girls students, The Girls students whose parents are belonging to different educational status having similar mental health. The Girls students whose parents are belonging to different income level are having similar mental health. There is no significant difference among the Girls students who belongs to different communities in their mental health scores. There is significant difference between private and government school Girls students in their mental health. There is significant difference between rural and urban school Girls students in their mental health scores. There is no significant difference among the Girls students whose parents belongs to different occupations in their mental health.
Keywords: Mental Health, High Schools, Girls Students
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,
Pages: 1203 - 1206