| Published: March 23, 2017
Adjustment Problems among Medical Students
The present study is intended to examine the adjustment problems of Medical students from C U Shah Medical college of Surendranagar. Adjustment is a process by which a living organism maintains, a balance between the needs and the circumstances. The variables included for the study apart from adjustment (home, health, social, emotional) are gender and class. The study was conducted on a sample of 96 students (48 boys, 48 girls) randomly selected from the C U Shah Medical college of Surendranagar, Gujarat, for this purpose of investigation “Bell’s adjustment inventory (school form) revised by Oza R. K. in Hindi” (1994) was used. The obtained data was analyzed through ‘t’ test and ‘F’ test to know the different between gender, class of medical students. The results shows that there is significant difference between boys and girls medical students in term of their health, social, and emotional adjustment in the 0.01 level of probability. As per mean score boys have batter health, social and emotional adjustment then girls. Results are also indicates that there is significant difference in class (first to fourth year) of medical students in term of their home, health, social and emotional adjustment in the 0.01 level of probability. Mean scores suggest that fourth year students have poor home adjustment and third year students have poor health, social, and emotional adjustment then others.
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© 2017 Acharya P
Received: February 02, 2017; Revision Received: March 18, 2017; Accepted: March 23, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017