International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part A (2016)
Assessment of Loneliness: A study of Chandigarh adolescents
Dr. Prabha Vig, Deepak Singh Gill
The focus of the present research is to explore loneliness among govt. senior secondary school students of Chandigarh City (India). 400 students in the age range of 15 to 19 years comprise the sample for the study. The current study expands on the literature review by taking into account gender and age group. Loneliness scale adapted by Anjali Arora (2008) was used to collect data. It comprises of 35 questions based on loneliness. The reliability for the questionnaire was 0.740. The data was tabulated and analyzed by using SPSS v-17, mean, median, standard deviation and t-test. The findings highlight that the percentages of loneliness among girls are higher than boys adolescents and loneliness was more associated to age group 17to 19 than 15 to 17 years.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Prabha Vig, Deepak Singh Gill. Assessment of Loneliness: A study of Chandigarh adolescents. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(5): 01-04.