2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Relationship between life skills and mental health of adolescent boys
Author(s): Dr. Suman Pandey Mahadevan and Dr. Sanjeev A Sonawane
The purpose of the study was to investigate correlation of the life skills with Mental health of school going adolescents. Researcher had selected 275 adolescent boys (aged between 14 to 17years) from 5 different Schools (affiliated to the CBSE board) of Pune with the convenience sampling. Since the research intended to measure Life Skills of the students, it was necessary to develop a standardized assessment tool to measure the Life Skills of the school going Adolescents. The LSAQ (Life Skills Assessment Questionnaire) was developed with the help and guidance of the panel of experts. The validity and reliability was established. To measure the Mental health Positive Mental Health Inventory (PMHI) by Agashe and Helode (1983) was used. The tests were administered by following all the protocols and the relevant data was collected. The collected data was analysed statistically (SPSS) to check the normality and then appropriate statistical procedure (Spearman coefficient of correlation) was used to compute the correlation between the Life Skills and Mental Health. The r value was .222 which is significant at 0.05 level of significance. It was concluded on the basis of statistical analysis that there is significant positive relationship between Life skills and Mental health.
Pages: 1190-1192 | 556 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suman Pandey Mahadevan, Dr. Sanjeev A Sonawane. Relationship between life skills and mental health of adolescent boys. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1190-1192.