Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2016

Parental Deprivation and Adolescents Mental Health

DIP: 18.01.122/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.122


The aim of the present investigation was to study the impact of parental deprivation on mental health of adolescents. The study was conducted on 80 adolescents, there were 40 from parentally deprived and 40 students from non – deprived. Their age ranged between 16 to 18 years. They were belonging to Ranchi town. Mental Health Battery (2008) by Singh and Sengupta were used to measure Mental Health of the respondents. ‘t’ test was applied to check significance of difference between means of the two groups. The finding of the study revealed that there was significant influence of parental deprivation on Mental Health. Non-deprived adolescents had significantly better mental health than parentally deprived adolescents.

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ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016