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| Published: June 25, 2015

Perceived Stress and Coping among Rural Adolescent Girls in India

G. Ragesh

Ph.D Scholar, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS),Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India. PIN-560029) Google Scholar More about the auther

, C. Sabitha

School Counselor, ICDS, Balussery, Calicut, Kerala.) Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. A. Anithakumari

Assistant Professor, Departmet of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Calicut, Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Ameer Hamza

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.091/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.091

ABSTRACT

A cross sectional study was conducted among 120 adolescent girls from rural area (of Calicut, Kerala), India. Findings showed lesser level of stress but adopted maladaptive coping strategies. Importance of mental health programme in schools and colleges targeting adolescent girls was discussed.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.091/20150203

10.25215/0203.091

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015