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| Published: June 30, 2021

The Impact of Food Type on Emotional Maturity and Mental Health

Dr. Arvind Dungrani

Assoc. Prof. Shamaldas Arts College, Waghavadi Road, Mahatma Gandhi Campus, Maharaja Krushnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.186.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.186

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This study was conducted to investigate the difference in emotional maturity and mental health in people of vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Total 120 samples of vegetarian and non-vegetarian people were taken from Bhavnagar city (Gujarat). Their samples were taken along with the data collected with the help of ‘Emotional Maturity Scale’ this scale was constructed by Dr. Yashvir Singh and Mahesh Bhargava (1971). The original Hindi scale was translated and standardized in Gujarati by Jagad Hiral (2020). And ‘Mental Health Inventory’ this inventory was constructed by A. K. Shreevastav and Dr. Jagdish (1982). The original Hindi scale was translated and standardized in Gujarati by Dr. Bhavna Thummar (2009). The data was used to obtain the emotional maturity and mental health measurement of the subjects. The collected data was statistically analyzed with the help of ‘F’, L.S.D., ‘r’ test and graph. The results show that there is significant difference between vegetarian and non-vegetarian people on emotional maturity (F = 21.53). There is significant difference between male and female on emotional maturity (F = 7.49). There is no significant difference between type of food and gender on emotional maturity (F = 3.66). There is significant difference between vegetarian and non-vegetarian people on mental health (F = 24.12). There is no significant difference between male and female on mental health (F = 1.44). There is significant difference between type of food and gender on mental health (F = 144.95). There is significant correlation difference between emotional maturity and mental health on over all people (r = -0.20).

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ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.186.20210902

10.25215/0902.186

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021