Health Research, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Dec  2017, Pages 16-24; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

A Study on Common Psychological Problems in Intermediate College Students in the Perspective of Bangladesh

Health Research, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Dec  2017, Pages 16-24.

DOI: 10.31058/

M ashraful Kabir 1*

1 Lecturer in Zoology, Department of Biology, Saidpur Cantonment Public College, Nilphamari, Bangladesh

Received: 27 November 2017; Accepted: 21 December 2017; Published: 15 January 2018

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The present study is an attempt to explore an empirical investigation on the search for psychological problems among the students in Bangladesh. The sample was composed of 300 respondents. A 2× 2×2 factorial design involving 2 levels of gender (male vs. female), 2 levels of residence (urban vs. rural) and 2 levels of students category (science vs. humanities) were used. It was to study the psychological problems of 17 to 18 years old students. Four psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorder were found. These four problems are related with mentioned six categories at P<0.01 level and ANOVA were significant at P<0.05 level. It was found that students of humanities group were more vulnerable with these problems as compared to the students of science group. The findings of the present study were interpreted in the light of existing literature. It was concluded that these psychological problems could be addressed through proper counseling. Moreover, special emphasis on food and nutrition and yoga could bring the solution to these problems.


Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Eating Disorder


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