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| Published: December 25, 2015

Psychological Well-Being in HIV/AIDS Positive and Negative

Prof. Anjali Srivastava1 ,

Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, APS University Campus, Rewa, M.P Google Scholar More about the auther

Mohammad Amin Wani

Student, M.Phil, Psychology, APS University campus, Rewa, M.P Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.504/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.504


This research paper is an attempt to study the level of psychological Well-being in HIV/AIDS patients and normal persons .This study is based on sample of 100 subjects 50 HIV/AIDS patients (25 males and 25 females) and 50 subjects were normal person’s (25 males and 25 females). The psychological well-being of HIV/AIDS positive and negative persons were measured by psychological Well-being scale (PWBS) (HINDI) adopted by S. N. Rai & Deepika Gupta Department of Psychology Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut. Three independent variables were studied i.e. gender, normality and HIV/AIDS. Mean, S.D and t-test were applied for data analysis. The results reveal that the all three independent variables i.e. gender, normality and HIV/AIDS are found significant at .01 level of confidence. This study shows that there is significant difference between the Psychological Well-being of HIV/AIDS patients and normal’s. Significant difference between six areas of psychological Well-being (Self-acceptance, personal growth, purpose in life, environmental mastery, autonomy, positive relations with others) among HIV/AIDS patients and normal’s were found. Also significant difference was found between male and female HIV/AIDS patients.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.504/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.504

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015

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