2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Comparison of the depressive symptoms among the selected categories of the retired government employees in Kerala
Author(s): Dr. Vinu Bhaskar and Aji PL
The purpose of the study was to compare the Depressive Symptoms of the selected categories of the retired Government Employees in Kerala, India. 180 retired Kerala Government Employees of the selected categories were chosen as the subjects for the study. The subjects under the study were equally assigned to six groups based on their Designation in the Kerala Government Service. The six Groups are given below: Group A- Police Officers; Group B- Gazetted Officers; Group C Non Gazetted Officers-; Group D- Engineers; Group E- Teachers; Group F- Doctors. Geriatric Depression Scale (Yesavage, J.A. et al. 1983) was used to measure the Depressive Symptoms of the subjects under the study. ANCOVA & Scheffe’s Post Hoc test were used to determine the difference between the different Groups under the study. The findings of the study indicated that Doctors, Engineers & Teachers have less Depressive Symptoms than other Employees.
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Dr. Vinu Bhaskar, Aji PL. Comparison of the depressive symptoms among the selected categories of the retired government employees in Kerala. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1132-1134.