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| Published: August 23, 2020

Mental health of adolescents of working and non-working mothers

Anjali Singh

Department of Psychology, Shri Varshney College, Aligarh, U.P. India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Herendra Kumar

Department of Physics, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sunita Kumari

Department of Psychology, Shri Varshney College, Aligarh, U.P. India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.068/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.068

ABSTRACT

The present era is an era of many problems. At present, most people have suffered many problems as economic, social, mental and physical, etc. Mental health is an important aspect of a person’s life because not only is a healthy mind inhibited by a healthy body, but a healthy mind also creates a healthy body. This paper examines the mental health of adolescents of working and non-working mothers with the age mean of 15.38. A further aim of this study to explore both mental symptoms and somatic symptoms of on mental health of adolescents. A sample of 70 students (35 students of working mothers and 35 students of non-working mothers) is selected from different schools at Aligarh district. The mental health check-list constructed by Pramod Kumar (1992) is used for data collection. In this study for data analysis mean, standard deviation (SD) and t-test are used. The result shows that there is a significant difference between adolescents of working and non-working mothers on mental health. Further results indicate the significant difference between adolescents of working and non-working mothers on mental symptoms but not somatic symptoms.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.068/20200803

10.25215/0803.068

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020