Author(s): Ujjwal Sharma, Sonia Sharma, Daljeet Kaur

Email(s): ujjwalnadda67@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00036   

Address: Ujjwal Sharma1, Sonia Sharma2, Daljeet Kaur3
1M.Sc. Nursing, (Mental Health Nursing) Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Mohali.
2HOD, (Mental Health Nursing) Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Mohali.
3Assistant Professor, (Mental Health Nursing) Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Mohali.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
This study aimed to assess the level of deviant behavior and then explore the factors contributing towards deviant behavior among adolescents in selected senior secondary schools of district Mohali, Punjab with a view to develop an information booklet. A quantitative approach with exploratory design was adopted. By convenient sampling technique 200 adolescents were selected from selected senior secondary schools of district Mohali, Punjab. Modified Normative Deviance Scale (NDS) and structured checklist were used to collect the data from adolescents in selected senior secondary schools of district Mohali, Punjab. Findings of the study shows that shows that majority 70.5% of the adolescents were in the age group of 15-16years, 59% of adolescents were female, 57.5% of the adolescents were Hindu, 62% were living in nuclear family, 36% adolescents had more than 3 siblings, 40% had 30,001-50,000 family income per month (in rupees), 28.5% adolescents’ mother studied up to secondary level and 64.5% had non-working mothers, 32.5% adolescents’ father studied up to graduation level, 98.5% had working fathers, 52.5% adolescents had 71- 90% class attendance and 55.5% adolescents were using WhatsApp in their most of the leisure time. The majority of the adolescents i.e. 187(93.5%) fall into a category of mild level of deviant behavior, 12(6.0%) were having moderate level of deviant behavior and 1(0.5%) were having severe level of deviant behavior. there was significant association of level of deviant behavior with educational status of mother, working status of mother.


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Ujjwal Sharma, Sonia Sharma, Daljeet Kaur. An Exploratory Study on factors contributing towards deviant behavior among adolescents in selected senior secondary schools of district Mohali, Punjab with a view to develop an information booklet. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):180-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00036

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Ujjwal Sharma, Sonia Sharma, Daljeet Kaur. An Exploratory Study on factors contributing towards deviant behavior among adolescents in selected senior secondary schools of district Mohali, Punjab with a view to develop an information booklet. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):180-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00036   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-2-5


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