Comparative Study

| Published: August 30, 2017

Assessment of Anxiety Levels In Male and Female Adolescents

Vandana Patel

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities, Babu Banarasi Das National Institute of technology and Management (NITM), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Anil Jain

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Integral Institute of Medical Science and Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.066/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.066


Background: Adolescence is a period of fast change incorporating physical, mental, social and passionate domain. Mainstream share of teenagers encounter dissatisfaction and perplexity in taking choice while going through youth to adulthood. The present study was planned to assess the level of Anxiety among Male and Female Adolescents. Materials and Methods: The sample consisted of 30 adolescents. The number of male and female subjects was 15 each. The age of subjects ranged from 12-18 years. For the measurement of anxiety levels of the adolescents, Teat anxiety scale given by Dr. VP Sharma in 1971 was employed. Results: Mean anxiety scores of males were higher as compared to females. The level of anxiety in male adolescent subjects was observed to be higher than female subjects due to over monitored life, accommodation because of socialization design, mildness, and sentiment rivalry in each work and Confusion in taking choices. Conclusion: We conclude that the level of anxiety in male adolescent subjects is higher than female subjects.

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ISSN 2348-5396

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017