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Abstract

A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF DISTRESS AMONG COLLEGE GOING STUDENTS IN GONDIA CITY

Dr. Alka Kaware and *Dr. Hemant Adikane

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Mental health is the balance development of an individual’s personality and emotional attitude. Adolescents with mental health morbidities are at risk for increased hospitalizations, recurrent depressions, psychosocial impairment, alcohol abuse, and antisocial behaviours as they grow up. Methodology: A descriptive cross sectional study was carried out in Government Poly-technique College, Gondia during February 2018 to May 2018 to find out prevalence of distress among college going students. Results: Out of the total study subjects, Majority of study subjects 262 (68.59%) were in the age group of 18 to 20 years with mean age of 18.18 years and standard deviation of 1.30 years. Total 216 (56.54%) of male and 166 (43.46%) female study subjects were included in the study. Prevalence of mild distress was present in 184 (48.43%) of study subjects while moderate among 61 (15.97%) and none were having severe distress. Discussion: The prevalence of distress was found higher than studies conducted by other authors. Conclusion: College going students are facing some problems leading to distress. Recommendations: From results obtained by study, it is obvious that there is a need to take joint conscious actions by parents, guardians, teachers and professionals to lessen the suffering caused by stress in many of these students.

Keywords: Distress, College students, GHQ – 12, Adolescents, Gondia.


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