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| Published: June 15, 2017

Impact of Gender on Life Event Stress and Coping Behavior among Graduate Students

Kantariya Ashok S

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.228/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.228

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The aim of the present study was to know the differences of gender on life event stress and coping behavior among graduate students. The random sampling method was used in this study. The total sample consisted of 160 subjects out of which 80 were graduate boys and 80 were graduate girls. Students were from the various colleges of Bhavnagar District. Stressful life events inventory developed by Rao, K., (1986) and the coping check list (CCL) developed by Rao, Subbakrishna and Prabhu, (1989) used to measure life event stress and coping behavior. The data were analyzed using t-test. The result showed that there is significant gender difference on life event stress among graduate students. There is no significant gender difference on coping behavior among graduate students. There is significant negative correlation between life event stress and coping behavior.
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Kantariya Ashok S @ ashokkantariya1991@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.228/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.228

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 5, April-June, 2017

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