| Published: June 25, 2018
Influence of Some Demographic Variables on Mental Health of the Higher Secondary Adolescents
Mental health is the basic key component of human productivity. It includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It always affects of human ability to think, feel and act. It is also dependent on how we cope up on various adverse life conditions. In the present study the influence of demographic variables on mental health is studied. 164 students enrolled in 10th grade higher secondary school from Kolhapur district were incorporated in the study. The average age of the students was 15.16 and 0.66 is the standard deviation. Mental Health Test developed by Sharma (1996) was used to measure the mental health of the students. Data were analyzed by using descriptive (Mean & standard deviation) and inferential (F test & Scheffe’s Post Hoc Test) statistical techniques. Results of the study reported that gender significantly influence on mental health, male students are achieved higher score on mental health than female students. However, family type of the students does not significantly influence on mental health. Gender and family type are not show their interaction effect on mental health. Results have been discussed in the study in accordance with previous studies.
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2018 © Pawar P R
Received: March 25, 2018; Revision Received: May 15, 2018; Accepted: June 25, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 5, April-June, 2018