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| Published: December 28, 2021

Examining Life Stress among Male and Female College Students

Priyanka Guleria

Research scholar in the Department of Psychology in SAM Global University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0904.217


The current research aims to study life stress among male and female college students. The current research participants included a total of 80 students (40 male and 40 Female). Age range of both the student groups ranged from 20 – 22 years. Mean age of male and female students was 21.05 and 20.08 respectively. All of these students had urban and semi – urban middle class socioeconomic background and were unmarried. All the students were studying in the third year of B. Sc (Bachelor of Science) course in Degree College Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. The data was collected through the “Personal Information Form”, “The Life Experience Survey”. The t – test was used to compare the means of the two groups. The results showed that there was no significant difference between these two groups (Male and Female) with regards to negative life change, Male students reported significantly higher positive life change than female students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021