| Published: September 25, 2016
Adjustment and Happiness of Post Graduate Students In Relation To Loneliness
The study was conducted with the main objective to study the significance of relationship of adjustment and happiness of male and female students with loneliness. To find out the gender difference on adjustment, happiness and loneliness. A random sample 100 male and 100 female students studying in various department of University were selected for the study. They were administered with UCLA loneliness scale (Russell D. 1996), CAT (Pennebaker, J.W., Colder, M., and Sharp, L.K. 1990) and Subjective happiness scale (Lyubomirsky, S., and Lepper, H, 1999). The results revealed that the female students with high negative affect have expressed significantly higher loneliness. The male students with high loneliness have expressed lower positive affect, higher negative affect, home sickness and higher overall adjustment problems. This study calls for a planned intervention program for the students who are new; come to join University and further calls from imparting coping skills.
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© 2016, A Patil, U Gouda, S Kamle
Received: July 14, 2016; Revision Received: August 15, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016