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| Published: September 25, 2016

A Study on Locus of Control and Mental Health of Students

Dr. Mallikarjun H. Krishnakar

UGC, Dr. S. Radhakrishna Post doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, Gulbarga, University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Shivakumar S. Chengti

UGC, Dr. S. Radhakrishna Post doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, Gulbarga, University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Chidanand D M

Research scholar, Dept. of Psychology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.025/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.025

ABSTRACT

The aim of the present study is to assess the influence of locus of control on mental health of students selected from Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Karnataka state. The sample consists of 180 students. The sample was administered with locus of control scale ( Anand kumar and srivastav 1985) and mental health inventory (Jagadish and Srivastva 1988). And the data were subjected to the statistical analysis. The results revealed that locus of control produces significant differences in mental health of students and there is a significant difference in mental health between the male and female sample.

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Dr. Mallikarjun H. Krishnakar @ mallikarjunkrishnakar@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.025/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.025

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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