| Published: June 28, 2018
A Study of Personality Traits and Mental Health of Adolescents in Delhi NCR
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.
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2018 © Navya, N; Madhu, S; Ola, M
Received: May 15, 2018; Revision Received: June 12, 2018; Accepted: June 28, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018