Comparative Study of Mental Health among Male and Female College Students
Keywords:Gender, Health, Attitude, Positive self-evaluation
Introduction: These vital components of cognitive, behavioural, and emotional well-being states to mental health. Public universities mostly stress on students because of financial constraints (Shafiq S, & et al., 2020). The purpose of this investigation was to find out the gender differences on mental health (MH) in the college students.
Method: 130 participants perusing their degree courses in Arts in various colleges of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar of Odisha, India. To find out the significance mean variance among the groups t-test was considered.
Result and Discussion: The analysing data reveals that the Positive self-evaluation (P>0.05), perception of reality (P>0.05), integration of personality (P<0.05), autonomy (P<0.05), oriented attitude (P<0.05), and environmental mastery (P<0.05). The result revealed that male students are differing from female college students such as integration of personality, autonomy, group oriented attitude and environmental mastery. However, in case of positive self-evaluation and perception of reality the result is found to be insignificant.
Conclusion: It is concluded that the male college students are not differing from female college students with regard to positive self-evaluation (PSE) and perception of reality (PSE). Furthermore, concluded that the male college students are differing from female college students such as; integration of personality (IP), Autonomy dimension of MH, group oriented attitude and case of environmental mastery.
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