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Management of Stress and Enhancement of Self-Esteem in School Teachers through Positive Therapy

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Psychology, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Psychology, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (2), Pages 8-10, February,14 (2015)


The study Management of Stress and Enhancement of Self-esteem in School Teachers through Positive Therapy was conducted with the sample of 50 female teachers in the age range of 25 to 50 years. Positive Therapy involving Deep breathing exercise, Relaxation training, Counselling, Exercises and Behavioral assignments was given as an Intervention to the selected group. Case Study Schedule constructed by Hemalatha Natesan, Stress Inventory developed by Hemalatha Natesan and Nandini Menon, Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale constructed by Florence Rosenberg and Case Study Re-assessment Schedule by Hemalatha Natesan were used to collect the data. The results indicate the effectiveness of positive therapy in reducing stress and enhancing the self-esteem of the sample.


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