Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2018

A Comparative Study of Happiness among Adolescents

Kamlesh N. Parmar

Ph.D., Scholar (Psychology) M.T.B. Arts College, Surat (VNSGU, Surat, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Rudresh M. Vyas

Faculty, Department of Psychology, M.T.B. Arts College, Surat, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.068/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.068


The present study investigates to compare happiness among girls and boys adolescents in higher secondary student. For this purpose a sample of 100 higher secondary students, 50 girls and 50 boys, residing in the Narmada district of the state of Gujarat was taken. An improved instrument, the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ), has been derived from the Oxford Happiness Inventory were used to measure Happiness. In order to find out the difference between means of adolescents girls and boys on different variables, t-test was applied. The result shows that ‘t’ value is 2.40 that is significant at 0.01 level. Results showed significant girls and boys differences in the levels on Happiness. It means Girls and Boys are difference in Happiness.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018