| Published: March 25, 2016
Mental Health of Special School Teachers
The present study was carried out with the main aim of studying and comparing of mental health of special school teachers. The data was collected by using Mental Health Inventory (MHI) constructed and standardized by Jagdish and Srivastava (1984) with the help of purposive random cluster sampling from South Delhi. Mean, S.D., and t-values were calculated for different dimensions and over all mental health between male and female special school teachers. The findings of the research revealed that overall average mental health of special education teachers is poor. Male special school teachers were found to have better mental health than female special school teachers in terms of Positive self evaluation, Autonomy, Group oriented attitude and Environment competence. While with regards to the dimension: Perception of reality and Integration of personality Female special school teacher were found to have better health than male special school teachers.
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© 2016 I Poonam, S Malik
Received: December 19, 2015; Revision Received: January 14, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016