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| Published: May 30, 2020

Adolescents’ Hope and Quality of Life: A Comparative and Correlational Study

Divyasree J.

III rd B. Sc Psychology, Department of Psychology, Presidency College, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.285/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.285

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Background: Adolescent were living in the condition where they love to take decision but their external surroundings wasn’t allowing that much and may be delaying tactics. At this time, people usually lose temper, gets irritated over small things, and their mood swings. At this time, people will be usually losing hope suddenly and it may affect their own life in present and future. Objective: The objective of this paper is to explore the level of hope adolescents have on themselves and their life and how it impacts them and their surroundings’ Quality of Life. Methodology: A correlational research design was followed in this study. Stratified sampling method was followed to assess 90 final year undergraduate adolescents who are finishing their studies (15 arts, 15 Science, 15 music, 15 nursing, 15 medical and 15 engineering students)]. Interview has done to the samples and WHOQOL-BREF by World Health Organization (1991) was administered to assess Quality of life in various dimensions and Adult Hope Scale by Snyder (1991) was to identify the level of hope among them. Pearson Product Correlation Coefficient was followed to identify the relationship of hope and quality of life and One-way ANOVA was followed to identify the identify significant differences between all those groups. Findings: Findings suggested that there is some positive or negative relationship between adolescents’ Hope and Quality of Life. Conclusion: This study concludes that people are at the mediatory level of their hope and it affects their quality of life.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.285/20200802

10.25215/0802.285

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Published in   National Conference on Mental health & Well-being