OPEN ACCESS

PEER-REVIEWED

Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

A Correlational Study of Experienced Sexual Harassment, Anxiety and Depression among Working Unmarried Women

Radha Vibhuti ,

M.A, Department of Psychology, Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Shradha Sakatkar

Professor, Department of Psychology, Modern College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Pune, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.038/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.038

ABSTRACT

A present study investigated the correlation between experienced sexual harassment and anxiety, depression among working unmarried women. A purposive sample of 100 working unmarried women (25 to 35 years) was selected. Sample was collected from Mumbai. Sample involves unmarried women working in private sectors with same occupational background. The Sexual harassment experiences questionnaire, Beck depression inventory II, IPAT anxiety scale along with the personal data sheet were administered on the sample. The obtained score does not follow the normal distribution curve hence for correlation Spearman rho correlation method was used. Spearman non parametric test used to find out correlation between all variables. Result shows that there is positive correlation between experienced sexual harassment and depression. Also result shows that there is no correlation between experienced sexual harassment and anxiety.
Responding Author Information

Radha Vibhuti @ radha.vibhuti@gmail.com

Find On

Article Metrics

ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.038/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.038

Download: 0

Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016

Pin It on Pinterest