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Psychological distress and personality traits among under graduate students

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Social Work, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, India
  • 2Department of Psychiatric Social Work, LGBRIMH, Tezpur, Assam, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 7, Issue (11), Pages 21-23, November,14 (2018)


The present study examined psychological distress and personality traits among the undergraduate students. There were 100 participants from Ist and IIIrd year in BA and B. Com in a private college at Anchal, Kollam district, Kerala and the age range of 18-23 years. Socio-demographic details, DASS and Ten Item Personality Inventory were administered among the participants. The findings indicate that the psychological distress and personality traits had more experienced by first year than third year undergraduate students.


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