International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part F (2015)
Academic stress among adolescents in relation to gender
Sunita Kumari, Indira Dhull
According to Stanley Hall Adolescence is a period of Stress and Storm. The main aim of this study is to find out the level of stress among adolescent learners. A numbers of adolescents are suffering from mental health related problems because of stress. The present study was conducted to examine Academic Stress among Adolescents in relation to Gender. The population of the present study consisted of class X th students of public schools of Rohtak city affiliated to C.B.S.E. only. Four schools were selected randomly and from each school about 53 students were also selected randomly. Stress Inventory for School Students (S.I.S.S) by Singh & Rani was used to collect the data. For statistical analysis, t. test was used to study the significant difference among different groups. Results of the present study indicate that, there is significant difference between academic stress of male and female adolescents. Female subjects were found to be under more academic stress as compared to their male counterparts.
How to cite this article:
Sunita Kumari, Indira Dhull. Academic stress among adolescents in relation to gender. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(11):394-396.