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Anxiety and Depression among the Unemployed Youths


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1 Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga , Bihar, India
     

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Unemployment is a complex, multidimensial construct involving not only non-employment but also seeking work and being available for work. Present study entitled "Anxiety and Depression among the Unemployed youths" aims to investigate the effect of unemployment on the mental health of the educated youths, particularly on their level of anxiety and depression. Sixty youths in the age range of 25-35 years from Madhubani district (Bihar) were purposively selected of which 30 were employed and 30 unemployed. They were measured on Sinha Anxiety scale and Beck Depression Inventory to measure their anxiety and depression respectively. The two groups were the compared on the anxiety and depression using the t-test.

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Anxiety, Depression, Unemployed and Youth.
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Alpana Shalini
Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga , Bihar, India

Abstract


Unemployment is a complex, multidimensial construct involving not only non-employment but also seeking work and being available for work. Present study entitled "Anxiety and Depression among the Unemployed youths" aims to investigate the effect of unemployment on the mental health of the educated youths, particularly on their level of anxiety and depression. Sixty youths in the age range of 25-35 years from Madhubani district (Bihar) were purposively selected of which 30 were employed and 30 unemployed. They were measured on Sinha Anxiety scale and Beck Depression Inventory to measure their anxiety and depression respectively. The two groups were the compared on the anxiety and depression using the t-test.

Keywords


Anxiety, Depression, Unemployed and Youth.