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Life Satisfaction and Mental Health among Migrated and Non-Migrated Labours


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The life satisfaction and mental health are vital factors that affect the individual's adjustment with life, motivation, perception, health, personality and so many sphere of life. This paper explores the life satisfaction and mental health among migrated and non-migratedlabours in carpet industry of Varanasi, India. To achieve the objectives of the study 100 labours were randomly selected, out of which 50 were migrated (25 female and 25 male) and 50 were non migrated (25 female and 25 male). Alam & Srivastava's Life Satisfaction Scale (1971) and Jagdish and Srivastava's Mental Health Inventory (1996) were used to measure the variables under study. The analysis of data reveals that there is significant difference in life satisfaction and mental health among migrated and non-migratedlabours. The gender is also found to be significantly affecting the life satisfaction and mental health of labours.

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Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Migrated, Non-Migrated, Adjustment.
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Virendra Byadwal
Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Sudha Jaiswal
Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Sandeep Kumar
Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract


The life satisfaction and mental health are vital factors that affect the individual's adjustment with life, motivation, perception, health, personality and so many sphere of life. This paper explores the life satisfaction and mental health among migrated and non-migratedlabours in carpet industry of Varanasi, India. To achieve the objectives of the study 100 labours were randomly selected, out of which 50 were migrated (25 female and 25 male) and 50 were non migrated (25 female and 25 male). Alam & Srivastava's Life Satisfaction Scale (1971) and Jagdish and Srivastava's Mental Health Inventory (1996) were used to measure the variables under study. The analysis of data reveals that there is significant difference in life satisfaction and mental health among migrated and non-migratedlabours. The gender is also found to be significantly affecting the life satisfaction and mental health of labours.

Keywords


Life Satisfaction, Mental Health, Migrated, Non-Migrated, Adjustment.