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| Published: December 25, 2016

Presence and Search for Meaning in Life in College Students

Gaurav Thapliyal

Clinical Psychologist, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.095/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.095

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The major aim of the study was to find out the meaning in life among college students. A total of 60 students; 30 male and 30 female students were selected using non probability purposive sampling technique. The age range of all the subjects was between 18-23 years. All the subjects were assessed on the Meaning in Life Questionnaire (MLQ) to analyze the meaning in life of both the groups of students. Descriptive analysis of the data was done to obtain Mean and Standard Deviation. Independent sample t-test was used to find out the significant difference between the performance of boys and girls on different dimensions of meaning in life.

The findings of the study revealed that there is no significant difference between male and female college students on the dimensions of presence and search meaning in life. The study concluded that there is no gender differences on meaning in life.

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Gaurav Thapliyal @ gaurav.thapliyal13@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.095/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.095

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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