Achluophobia in High School Students, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors(1) :-Sankara Pitchaiah Podila

Achluophobia, fear of darkness, is a common phobia among children and to some degree in adults. The response was taken from 3399 students (8th:1175, 9th:1095, 10th:1129) studying in Government High Schools. The study found that the phobia was more in 8th class students of both rural and urban, compared to 9th and 10 students. Among the rural schools, the average percentage (8th to 10th) was more in Nambur (23.32), Venigalla (17.96) and Tadikonda girls’ (16.35). In the case of urban schools the highest percentage was recorded in SJRR(22.20), SKS (19.25) and SK school (16.90).

Authors and Affiliations

Sankara Pitchaiah Podila
Department of Geology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India

Achluophobia, Specific Phobia, Anxiety Disorder, Treatment, Rural and Urban High School Students

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 1 | January-February 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-01-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 117-123
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET196133
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Sankara Pitchaiah Podila, " Achluophobia in High School Students, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp.117-123, January-February-2019. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRSET196133
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET196133

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