OPEN ACCESS

PEER-REVIEWED

Comparative Study

| Published: June 28, 2018

A Study of Personality Traits and Mental Health of Adolescents in Delhi NCR

Ms. N. Navya

Psychologist, Citizen Hospital, Gurgaon, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Shammi P Madhu

Psychologist, Citizen Hospital, Gurgaon, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Manpreet Ola

Faculty, Dept. of Psychology, AICP, Amity University, AUH, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Jasneet

Research Scholar, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Braham Deep Sindhu

Head, Psychiatry Dept, Civil Hospital, Gurgaon, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.097/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.097

ABSTRACT

Our thinking, feelings and behaviour as well as our unique individually contribute a lot to our mental health. The objective of the present study was to examine the relationship between mental health and personality traits among adolescents and to find out the gender difference on personality traits and mental health among adolescents. A total of 100 participants were purposefully selected from Schools of Gurugram, India. Personality traits were measure by using PGI Health Questionnaire N-2 and mental health using student personal problem inventory. The correlation and independent t-test were used for analyzing the data. The result shows 1. That there is significant correlation between personality traits and mental health; 2. Independent t- test found that there is significant difference in terms of gender, female have good personality traits and mental health as compared to male adolescents. Early detection for indications of mental health problems and understanding factors contributing to stress among students would promote better understanding of mental health in future and findings suggest that should do more researches about students‘ mental health and personality characteristics.

Download Full Text
Responding Author Information

Ms. N. Navya @ navpsychologist@gmail.com

Find On

Article Overview

ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.097/20180602

10.25215/0602.097

Download: 22

View: 301

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