Author(s): Heena Kumari

Email(s): heenakumari682@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2024.00004   

Address: Heena Kumari
Assistant Professor, Child Health (Pediatric) Nursing, Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Balongi, Mohali, Punjab.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2024


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Adolescence is a transition phase from childhood to adulthood, which is marked by several biological, cognitive and psychological changes. During this transition between childhood to adulthood, adolescents often face a number of crises and dilemmas, lack of adequate care and attention poses the risk of developing various psychological problems. Adolescents are vulnerable to psychological dysfunction when they suffer from psychological trauma, or major changes in their environments especially in the absence of strong support system. Depression and anxiety are the most common psychological problems among adolescents. Poor awareness about the symptoms of psychiatric disorders, myths and stigma related to it, the lack of knowledge of treatment availability and benefits from treatment compound the problem. Material and Method: Non Experimental- Descriptive Research Design was used. Sample of the present study comprised of 100 adolescent who were studied ingovernment model seniorsecondary smartschool Kharar, Punjab. Non-Probability convenient sampling technique was used to draw sample from target population. Result: In the present study showed that majority 81.81% of adolescent were in the age group of 13-15 years. 60.9% of the adolescents were male and 39.09% were female. Majority 40% of the adolescents were from 10th class. Majority 91.18% of adolescents were living in rural area. Majority 76.36% of adolescents were Sikh. Maximum 53% of adolescents were from joint family. The majority 65.4% of adolescents were in upper lower socio-economic status. Conclusion: In present study it was found that 7.3% of adolescents have no psychological problems, 87.3% have mild, 5.5% have moderate and 0.0% have severe psychological problems. 46.4% students use poor coping strategies, 50.9% use average coping strategies and 2.7% use good coping strategies. So, majority use average coping strategies. There is significant association between score level and demographic variables {Class (p= 0.004) and type of family (p=0.034) to which adolescent belongs}.


Cite this article:
Heena Kumari. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychological problems and Adopted Coping Strategies among Adolescents in Government Model Senior Secondary Smart School Kharar, Punjab. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2024; 12(1):15-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2024.00004

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Heena Kumari. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Psychological problems and Adopted Coping Strategies among Adolescents in Government Model Senior Secondary Smart School Kharar, Punjab. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2024; 12(1):15-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2024.00004   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2024-12-1-4


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