INFLUENCE OF STRESS AND DEPRESSION ON MENTAL HEALTH AMONG RURAL AGEDJournal: SRJ'S FOR HUMANITY SCIENCES & ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Vol.4, No. 19)
Publication Date: 2017-02-04
An attempt was made in the present investigation to study the influence of stress and depression on mental health in a sample of 120 aged men and women in the age group of 60-70 years, living in rural areas of Chittoor District of A.P. Data were collected by using stress inventory (Bratly and Jones, 1989), depression scale (Shamim Karim and Rama Tiwari., 1986) and mental health inventory (Jagadish and Srivastava., 1983). A 2X2 factorial design was employed. ANOVA was used to analyse the data. The findings of the study revealed that stress and depression have significant influence on mental health.
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