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Anxiety and Psychological Well-Being among Adult and Old Age PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 June 2017 00:41

M. Nagaraj (Research scholar, Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu, India)

DIP: 18.01.099/20170403

The study: Psychological wellbeing refers to how people evaluate their life. According to World Health Organization psychological well being is one of the key elements of our health. The study investigates the anxiety and psychological well-being and whether any relationship exists between time of evaluation and severity of the problems. Objectives: The aim of this study is to identify anxiety and psychological wellbeing of adult and old age people. To find the relationship between anxiety and psychological well-being of adult and old age people. Sample Size: Data were collected 120 respondents. 60 were adult (Male and Female) and 60 were old age (Male and Female). For old age, the data collected from the old age homes and for adult from office sectors. Simple random sampling method was used to collect the sample. Method: The Research instrument was used for psychological well-being, Psychological well-being questionnaire (Sudha Bhogle, 1995). For Anxiety, DASS-21(Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, Lovibond & Lovibond, 1995). ‘t’-test  was applied to analyze the difference of the adult and old age. For Anxiety and Psychological well-being, the Karl-Pearson ‘r’ method was used to check the correlation. Results and Findings: The result will reveal there is a significance difference in anxiety and psychological wellbeing among adult and old age. And there is a negative correlation indicates between anxiety and psychological wellbeing, that means higher the anxiety lower the psychological wellbeing and lower the anxiety higher the psychological wellbeing.

Keywords: Anxiety, Psychological well-being, Adult, Elderly

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Received: May 18, 2017; Revision Received: May 28, 2017; Accepted: June 10, 2017

How to cite this article: Nagaraj M (2017), Anxiety and Psychological Well-Being among Adult and Old Age, International Journal of Indian Psychology, Volume 4, (3), DIP: 18.01.099/20170403


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