International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2020)

Effects of marital status, job status and age groups on Depression in working women


Sonam Begum

The present study attempted to explore the effects of marital status, job status and age groups on Depression in working women. Depression is a feeling of low mood and aversion to activity that can have a damaging effect on a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings, world view and physical wellbeing. Depressed people may sensation sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worried, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, hurt or restless. They may be unable to find interest in activities that once were enjoyable. A sample of 200 working women were taken from different institution of Delhi, Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The age range from 35-55 years. Analysis of variance was used to analyse the data. Results indicated that the unmarried working women have higher feelings of depression in comparison to married working women. Working women having age group of 35-43 years have higher feelings of depression in comparison to working women having age group of 46-55 years. Women, who are working in Pvt. Sector have higher depression level in comparison to those women who are working in Govt. sector.
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Sonam Begum. Effects of marital status, job status and age groups on Depression in working women. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 171-174
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research