Comparative Study

| Published: November 20, 2018

Mental Health and Depression among Slum Dwellers

Dr. Vijay B.T

Associate Professor, Post Graduate studies in Sociology, Maharani's Arts College for Women JLB road, Mysore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.045/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.045


The present study is aimed at exploring the differences mental health and depression among slum dwellers. Sample of the study consisted 100 of Hindu and Muslims. In this research tools used mental health inventory by Jagadish and depression scale by Stanford (2001) is used for the purpose of study. Results indicated, there is significant difference in over all mental health and depression between male and female in Hindu and Muslim community. Male sample have higher the depression and low mental health than the female representatives in both community.

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.045/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.045

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018

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