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Personality Traits and Stress Level of NCC Cadets: A Correlational Study


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1 Department of Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
     

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The purpose of the present study was to explore the relationship between personality traits and level of stress among NCC Cadets. The hypothesis was “there would be a significant positive relationship between personality traits and stress level among NCC cadets.” The sample consists of 100 NCC Cadets (50 boys & 50 girls). The age group of the participants was 18 years to 21 years, and their education qualification was not an obligation. The instruments used to assess personality traits was “Neuroticism and Introversion-Extroversion Inventory” (2013) developed by I.S. Muhar, Prabha Bhatia, and Geeta Kapoor and to assess level of stress, “Stress Scale for students (2011) developed by Prerna Puri, Tejinder Kaur, and Manju Mehta was used. For statistical analysis, correlation test was used for the p-value and to found the relationship among the variables of this study. The results revealed that stress level is positively correlated with the personality traits among NCC Cadets.
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Tulika Sharma
Department of Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Prerna Puri
Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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The purpose of the present study was to explore the relationship between personality traits and level of stress among NCC Cadets. The hypothesis was “there would be a significant positive relationship between personality traits and stress level among NCC cadets.” The sample consists of 100 NCC Cadets (50 boys & 50 girls). The age group of the participants was 18 years to 21 years, and their education qualification was not an obligation. The instruments used to assess personality traits was “Neuroticism and Introversion-Extroversion Inventory” (2013) developed by I.S. Muhar, Prabha Bhatia, and Geeta Kapoor and to assess level of stress, “Stress Scale for students (2011) developed by Prerna Puri, Tejinder Kaur, and Manju Mehta was used. For statistical analysis, correlation test was used for the p-value and to found the relationship among the variables of this study. The results revealed that stress level is positively correlated with the personality traits among NCC Cadets.