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| Published: March 10, 2017

Psychological Counseling: Ways of Alleviating Stress and Anxiety among Senior Secondary School Students

Dr. Zaki Akhtar ,

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Karim City College, Jamshedpur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Prasant

Research Scholar, Kolhan University, Chaibasa, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.121/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.121

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Highly competitive school environment and unexpected parental pressure led the students’ life more distress and full of depression. Such pressure and environmental constraints must be dealt with effective counseling process. Hence, they need psychological counseling in all walks of life. The present study aimed to explore the level of Stress and Anxiety among senior secondary school student approaching board exam. It is also an attempt investigate the effect of counseling on alleviation of stress and Anxiety. A sample of 100 students (50girls and 50 boys) from senior secondary school was selected from Jamshedpur .Student stress scale standardized by Akhtar (2011) and Sinha’s anxiety inventory developed by D. Sinha\'s (1961, 1968). The data were analyzed by using T-test and correlation. Result revealed that the pre counseling level of stress and Anxiety differed significantly. Correlation coefficient revealed that there is positive correlation between stress and Anxiety.
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Dr. Zaki Akhtar @ drzakiakhtar@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.121/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.121

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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