| Published: June 15, 2017
Impact of Gender on Life Event Stress and Coping Behavior among Graduate Students
The aim of the present study was to know the differences of gender on life event stress and coping behavior among graduate students. The random sampling method was used in this study. The total sample consisted of 160 subjects out of which 80 were graduate boys and 80 were graduate girls. Students were from the various colleges of Bhavnagar District. Stressful life events inventory developed by Rao, K., (1986) and the coping check list (CCL) developed by Rao, Subbakrishna and Prabhu, (1989) used to measure life event stress and coping behavior. The data were analyzed using t-test. The result showed that there is significant gender difference on life event stress among graduate students. There is no significant gender difference on coping behavior among graduate students. There is significant negative correlation between life event stress and coping behavior.
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© 2017 Kantariya A
Received: February 14, 2017; Revision Received: May 21, 2017; Accepted: June 15, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 5, April-June, 2017