International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Education Management | India | Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015 | Rating: 7.1 / 10


Gender Impact on Mental Health and its Psychological Factors

V. Suriyakumar


Abstract: The study aims to determine the factors involved in mental health based on gender impact on mental health and its psychological factors. Stratified random sampling technique was used for the selection of the sample. From the total population of 750, 38 school students were selected from three different schools in Chennai city. Personal data sheet developed by the investigator, Family Factor scale was prepared and validated by Dr. (Mrs) K. Saraladevi and Dr. (Mrs) Angela Selvarani (2006), Loneliness scale was constructed by Russell D (1996), The State-Trait Anger expression inventory-2 Psychological Assessment Resources (1999), Rosenberg self esteem scale Rosenberg (1965), The mental health inventory (MHI-38), Academic stress ( Gadzellas (1994) students life stress inventory SLSI) Childhood behaviour (ACE score (1999)) Gulit and Shame Taya R. Cohen (2011) were used to collect data. Results were statistically analyzed throught test, correlation coefficient. In this present research it has been concluded gender has an influences on mental health and its factors such as Family factor, Loneliness, State and Trait Anger, Self esteem, Academic stress, Childhood behaviour, Guilt and Shame.


Keywords: Family factor, Loneliness, State and Trait Anger, Self esteem, Mental health, Academic stress, Childhood behaviour, Guilt and Shame


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015,


Pages: 743 - 748


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