A Descriptive Study on the Mental Health Status of Teaching Faculty at a Selected Arts College in Virudhunagar.

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M. MANIMEHALAI, M. CHITRAPRIYA, GUNASUNDARI, M. MEENA, D. UMA, and M. VIJITHA

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Neurological Nursing
Received Date: 02/06/2024
Acceptance Date: 03/20/2024
Published On: 2024-03-28
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M. MANIMEHALAI, M. CHITRAPRIYA, GUNASUNDARI, M. MEENA, D. UMA, and M. VIJITHA A Descriptive Study on the Mental Health Status of Teaching Faculty at a Selected Arts College in Virudhunagar. International Journal of Neurological Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.
Abstract

The current research was conducted to evaluate the mental health condition of the teaching staff. The objectives of the study were-to assess the mental health status of  teaching  faculty in selected arts college at virudhunagar  and to identify the association between mental health status of  teaching  faculty and selected  demographic variables  in selected arts college at virudhunagar. A purposive sampling method, specifically non-probability, was employed to select 34 participants. The Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90) was utilized to evaluate the mental health status during data collection. Subsequently, the data underwent collection, organization, tabulation, and analysis using both descriptive and inferential statistical techniques.The major findings of the study were, among 34 faculty 67.64% had good score of  mental health status, 32.35% had average score of  mental health status and 0% had poor score of mental health status. A notable correlation was observed between the mental health status level and certain demographic factors, including gender, family type, and recreational interests. There was no statistically significant association between the mental health status and selected demographic variables such as Age, Religion, Residence, Marital status, Socioeconomic status, Family income, Monthly income, Qualification, Designation, Department, Illness and Interested in social media. This study concluded that many faculty had good Mental Health Status where as some of faculty had average Mental Health Status and none of faculty had poor Mental Health Status.

Key words – Health, Mental Health, Mental Health Status, Teaching Faculty

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M. MANIMEHALAI, M. CHITRAPRIYA, GUNASUNDARI, M. MEENA, D. UMA, and M. VIJITHA A Descriptive Study on the Mental Health Status of Teaching Faculty at a Selected Arts College in Virudhunagar. International Journal of Neurological Nursing. 2024; 10(01): -p.

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