Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2017

Effect of Psychodrama Therapy on Depression and Anxiety of Juvenile Delinquents

Niharika Sharma

Research Scholar, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalya, Hardwar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.124/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.124


The purpose of this study was to study the effect of psychodrama therapy on depression and anxiety level of juvenile delinquent. 20 juvenile delinquents were selected through accidental sampling from reformatory school of Gorakhpur (U.P.). The subjects were participated in an eight-session psychodrama therapy plan for 8 weeks in a group.  In order to collect data, the Beck depression inventory II and Zung self rating anxiety scale was applied. Data analysis was performed by paired t test. The t test results revealed that there is a significant difference between psychodrama and depression and anxiety of juvenile delinquent. Psychodrama therapy significantly decreases the level of depression and anxiety of juvenile delinquent.

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ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017