Comparative Study

| Published: March 23, 2017

Adjustment Problems among Medical Students

Acharya Pratik I

Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatry Department, C. U. Shah Medical College and Hospital, Surendranagar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.145/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.145


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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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017