| Published: March 25, 2016
Gender Based Differences: An Overview of Mental Health
The study was aimed to investigation the effect of mental health on male and female students. Mental Health Inventory was administered on 50 early adolescents (25 male and 25 female) from different schools of Ranchi. These two groups were further divided according to their socio-economic status. Data was analyzed using mean, standard deviation and‘t’ value. The findings revealed that there was significant difference between male and female students on their mental health level. Male students are more mentally healthy than female students (‘t’=7.48., P<.01). Result further revealed that socio-economic status has no significant effect on mental health.
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© 2016 I S Chatterjee
Received: February 04, 2016; Revision Received: February 27, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016