Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2016)
Examination of mood state during morning and evening session among school going children
Author(s): Dr. Sethu S
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the mood state of school children between morning and evening session. To achieve the purpose of the study 50 school children were selected randomly as subject from Sri Kanchi Matriculation School, Tiruchendur. The age of the subject were ranged from 12-14 years. The mood state factors such as anger, depression, confusion, fatigue and tension were selected as dependent variable for this study and it was measured by Brunel mood state scale developed by Brunel, Mcnair, Lorry & Droppleman (1992). The static group comparison design was used for this study all the subjects were tested on selected psychological variables the data pertaining to variables in this study were examined by using dependent‘t’ test the level of significance was fixed at. 05 level of confidence for all the cases. It was concluded that, there was a significant difference among school children between morning and evening session on selected mood state factors such as anger, depression, confusion, fatigue and tension. However, school children having better mood state in the evening session when compared to morning session.