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A Study of Adolescent Mental Health in Relation to Alienation


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1 Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala, India
2 Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala
     

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Present investigation has examined the mental health of adolescents in relation to alienation. Total of 97 adolescents belonging to age range from 14 to 17 years were selected randomly from various schools of Patiala and Delhi for the study. Student Alienation Scale and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) were administered after a rapport building session. The results obtained from ANOVA revealed that anxiety and depression were significantly related to alienation whereas somatic complaints and social dysfunction were insignificantly related.the detailed results and their implications are discussed in the paper.

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Alienation, Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression.
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Harprit Kaur
Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala, India
Diksha Sachdeva
Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala

Abstract


Present investigation has examined the mental health of adolescents in relation to alienation. Total of 97 adolescents belonging to age range from 14 to 17 years were selected randomly from various schools of Patiala and Delhi for the study. Student Alienation Scale and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) were administered after a rapport building session. The results obtained from ANOVA revealed that anxiety and depression were significantly related to alienation whereas somatic complaints and social dysfunction were insignificantly related.the detailed results and their implications are discussed in the paper.

Keywords


Alienation, Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression.