Author(s): Ruchika, Sathish Rajamani

Email(s): sat2careu@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00067   

Address: Ruchika1 Sathish Rajamani2
1M.Sc (N) Student, Ved Nursing College, Panipat, Haryana, India.
2Professor, Ved Nursing College, Panipat, Haryana, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background and objectives: The term social phobia was first coined by Janet (1903) to describe the patient who feared being observed while speaking, playing, or writing, symptoms of shyness, social anxiety and social avoidance had been describe as early as the time of Hippocrates (1969). Aim: Against this background the following study aim of to determine the Prevalence of Social Phobia and Depression among Adolescent Girls. Materials and methods: This study is a Non - Experimental study. Sample size of was 120 adolescent girls. Sample was selected by using Non- Probability Convenience technique. Social phobia inventory (SPIN) and Beck depression inventory II (BDI II) on social phobia and depression among adolescent girls. Data analysis was done with the help by the mean of descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The study finding reveals that majority of the subjects 77(64.2%) had very mild / no social phobia. Majority of the subjects in this study had moderate depression 54(45%). The chi – square value of social phobia and previous history of psychiatric illness was 6.386. The ‘P’ value is 0.041. which shows a statistically significant association. The correlation coefficient value between social phobia and depression was 0.264 which shows a mild positive correlation. Conclusion: The study concluded adolescent girls had depression more when compare with social phobia.


Cite this article:
Ruchika, Sathish Rajamani. Prevalence of Social Phobia and Depression among Adolescent girls in selected schools in rural areas of Panipat, Haryana. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):299-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00067

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Ruchika, Sathish Rajamani. Prevalence of Social Phobia and Depression among Adolescent girls in selected schools in rural areas of Panipat, Haryana. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(3):299-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00067   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-15


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