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Mental Health and Adjustment of Prospective Secondary Education Teachers

1Department of Education, Tamil University, Thanjavur, India


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, Vol. 4 No. 1, 76-81
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-1-12
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P. Srinivasan, L. Arokiyavanitha Senkolemari. Mental Health and Adjustment of Prospective Secondary Education Teachers. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(1):76-81. doi: 10.12691/education-4-1-12.

Correspondence to: L.  Arokiyavanitha Senkolemari, Department of Education, Tamil University, Thanjavur, India. Email: seenuthilaka@yahoo.com

Abstract

The present study is an attempt to explore the level of mental health and adjustment of prospective secondary education teachers. For the present investigation the investigators adopted descriptive method incorporated with survey technique. Sample consists 300 B.Ed students from rural and urban colleges of Thanjavur District, TamilNadu. Random sampling technique was followed. Mental Health battery constructed and standardized by Singh & Sengupta and Adjustment inventory constructed and standardized by Sinha & Singh were used to collect data. Descriptive, differential, correlation were used for data analysis. The mental health of samples of prospective secondary education teachers is average and good. The adjustment of male and female prospective secondary education teachers is very unsatisfactory and unsatisfactory respectively. Correlation between mental health and adjustment variables is very low and negative. Results also revealed that prospective secondary education teachers have favorable mental health and less adjustment.

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