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| Published: December 25, 2016

Anxiety among Adolscents and Adults

Pavithraraj ,

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore & Assistant Professor of Psychology, Mount Carmel college, Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr V Chandramohan

Research Supervisor, Reader in Psychology, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, IAF, Vimanapura (PO), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.106/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.106

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to measure the anxiety level among adolescent group and adult group. It was hypothesized that adolescent group anxiety level is higher in adolescent group as compared to adult group. The sample used in the study was 30 male subjects out of which 15 were adolescents and 15 adults of age group between 18 to 25. The study was conducted on medical students of IIAMR.  

Between group design was used for the study. The tools used for the study was Self Analysis Form [IPAT] developed by Kurg, Scheier and R.B.Cattell the questionnaire had 40 questions with 3 alternatives A, B, C. The data was analyzed using ‘t‘ test the obtained ‘t’ scores were 1.29  which is not significant at both 0.05 and 0.01 level. 

Thus the adolescent group proves the hypothesis which states that “anxiety level is higher in adolescent group as compared to adult group”.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.106/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.106

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

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