Level of Well-Being among School Going Adolescents

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJNR.2015.09.02.Art002

Authors : Rajathi Sakthivel, M. Hemamalini


The adolescence state is the progressive transition from childhood to adulthood. They have specific needs which vary with gender, life circumstances, and socioeconomic level. In this stage, they suffer from various forms of problems and conflicts, which ultimately impair normal development and move to a depressive state. This study assessed the level of well-being among school-going adolescents in the south region of Tamilnadu; The uni-variable, descriptive- cross-sectional research design was adopted. Through the convenient sampling technique,120 school-going adolescents responded to the adolescent’s well-being questionnaire (11-16 years) through online Google forms. The collected data were analyzed through the SPSS package. In the results, the majority of school-going adolescents (77%) were depressed and there is a significant association found between gender and grade (P= 0.05%). The nursing fraternities of community and public health nurses and stakeholders in the community take the initiation of remedial measures to support and promote the mental health of adolescents.

Keywords: Well-being, School going Adolescents, Conflicts, Depression, and mental Health.


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