Study on relationship between stress and adjustment among adolescents

Bhaskar, R. and Rudramma and Komala, M. (2014) Study on relationship between stress and adjustment among adolescents. Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research, 2 (1). pp. 62-67.

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Abstract

In present study an attempt has been made to understand the relationship between the level of stress and adjustment among adolescents. A total number of 600 adolescents (300 boys and 300 girls) in the age group of 15-16 years, studying in PUC colleges of Mysore city were selected at random. The Perceived Life Events Scale and the Bells Adjustment Scale was administered to assess the stress and adjustment levels of adolescents respectively. The results revealed that more boys experienced significantly higher level of severe and total stress as compared to girls. The mean scores on adjustments showed that both boys and girls have unsatisfactory and average levels of adjustments. Highly significant gender difference was shown with regard to home and social adjustment areas. Highly significant correlation was noticed between stress and social, emotional and total adjustment areas. Adolescents have exhibited a varying degree of adjustments patterns on account of stress may be due to social insecurity, lack of moral support, economic backwardness, inadequate teacher involvement, increased peer pressure, lower self esteem and self confidence etc.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Life Science > Food Science and Nutrition
Divisions: Department of > Food Science and Nutrition
Depositing User: Arshiya Kousar
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2019 07:24
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2019 07:24
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/3071

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