Effect of sankeertan on adjustment level of the adolescent girls


Adolescent Girls

How to Cite

BAJPAI, R., & KHOKHAR, C. P. (2013). Effect of sankeertan on adjustment level of the adolescent girls. Dev Sanskriti Interdisciplinary International Journal, 2, 25-31. https://doi.org/10.36018/dsiij.v2i0.19


The life situations are always changing. Everyone is unique and our philosophies of life, abilities and attitudes are totally different from others. Adjustment is essential for successful life and it is a lifelong process, which never ends. The aim of the study was designed to study the effect of Sankeertan on level of adjustment of adolescent girls. Forty adolescent girls of 16 to 19 years were taken through accidental sampling. Quasi experimental research design was applied for this research and t-test was used for statistical analysis. Obtained result was significant at 0.01 level of confidence. It concludes that Sankeertan plays a vital role in improving the adjustment level of the adolescent girls. 



Atwater, E. (1983). Adjustment and Growth. New Jersey: Prentice Hall Inc, (pp 4).

Campbell, M. A. & Rapee, R. M. (1994). The nature of feared outcome representations in children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 22(1), 99-111.

Clift, S. M. & Hancox, G. (2001). The perceived benefits of singing: findings from preliminary surveys of a university college choral society. The Journal of the Royal society for the promotion of Health, 121(4), 248-56.

Costello, E. J., Egger, H. L. & Angold, A. (2003). Developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders. In T. H. Ollendick & J. S. March (Eds.) Phobic anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: A clinician's guide to effective psychosocial and pharmacological interventions. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, (p. 61-91).

Dubey, R. (n. d.). Adolescent Adjustment Scale. Jabalpur, India: Arohi Manovigyan Kendra.

Erikson, E. (1963). Childhood and Society (2nd ed.). New York : Norton, (pp. 89).

Fernald, L.D. & Fernald, P.S. (2005). Munn’s Introduction to Psychology. Delhi, India: A.I.I.B.S. Publishers, (pp. 78).

Gilmer, B. V. H. (1967). Applied Psychology: Problems in Living and Work. New Delhi, India: Tata Mac Graw Hill, (pp. 237).

Haber, A. & Runyon, R. P. (1984). Psychology of Adjustment. Illiniois: The Dorsey press, (pp. 3-25).

Hamilton, J. B., Sandelowski, M., Moore, A. D., Agarwal, M., & Koenig, H. G. (2013).You need a song to bring you through: the use of religious songs to manage stressful life events. Gerontologist, 53(1), 26-38.

Kessler, R. C., Berglund, P., Demler, O., Jin, R., Koretz, D., Merikangas, K.R. & Wang, P. S. (2003). The epidemiology of major depression: Results from the National Comorbidity National Family Health Survey, Conducted by the Government of India. JAMA. 289(23), 3095-3105.

Lavretsky, H., Epel, E. S., Siddarth, P., Nazarian, N., Cyr, N.S., Khalsa, D. S.,…… Irwin, M. R. (2013). International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(1), 57-65.

Maslow, A. H. (1978). Health as transcendence of environment. In T. J. Cattle & P. Whiten (eds.). Readings in Personality & Adjustment (16). San Francisco: Canfield press.

Pathak, R., Sharma, R. C., Parvan, U. C., Gupta, B. P., Ojha, R. K. & Goel, N. K. (2011). Behavioural and emotional problems in school going adolescents

Australasian Medical Journal, 4(1), 15-21.

Poulton, R., Milne, B. J., Craske, M. G. & Menzies, R. G. (2001). A longitudinal study of the etiology of separation anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 39(12), 1395-1410.

Sai, S. (1983). Namasmarana. New Delhi: Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust, (pp. 45).

Simon, R. L. (1984). Spiritual aspects of Indian Music. New Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan, (pp. 34).

Tees, B. & Budd, J. (2011). The sound of spiritual care: music interventions in a palliative care setting. The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, 65(5), 1-10.

UNDP (2006). Human Development Report. Available at: http://hdr.undp.org/hdr2006/. Retrived on June 12, 2007.

UNICEF (2011). Adolescence: An age of opportunity. Available at http://www.unicef.org/sowc2011/pdfs/Table-1-Basic-Indicators_02092011.pdf . Retrived on June 29, 2011.

UNICEF (2012). Progress for children: A report card on adolescents. Available at: http://www.unicef.org/india/media_7626.htm. Retrived on july 6, 2013.

Weiss, D. D. & Last, C. G. (2001). Developmental variations in the prevalence and manifestations of anxiety disorders. The developmental psychopathology of anxiety. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (pp. 27-42).

Wolman, B. B. (1973). The Dictionary of Behavior science. New York: Van Nostrand company, (pp. 9-10).

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Metrics Loading ...