Effect of SFBT on Anxious Youth
Seema Gupta1, Dr. Komal Rai2
1Seema Gupta, Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, LPU, Phagwara, India.
2Dr. Komal Rai, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, LPU, Phagwara, India.
Manuscript received on 02 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 1302-1305 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E11850585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1185.0585C19
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Abstract: Anxiety is a continuous fear of something bad that may happen. It is one of the common problems. Modernization and urbanization along with the nuclearisation of the family system has lead to an increase the anxiety among everybody especially the youth. The emerging youth are the future of the nation and play a vital role in its development. This is the stage which is neither childhood nor adulthood, is apprehensive of the future and has tendency to develop many fears of the unknown. In India there are very less number of psychotherapists available and lot of people with psychological problems like anxiety do not have access to such services. There is a need of short therapy which can help people solve their problems in short time. This paper attempts to summarize the results of research conducted to see the effect of a short therapy like SFBT on anxiety among the emerging youth. The study was designed with an experimental and control group. 5 participants with mild to moderate anxiety received the solution focused therapy and 5 participants with mild to moderate anxiety were re-administered the anxiety inventory after a gap of about one month. The measuring tool for anxiety used for the study was Beck’s Anxiety Inventory. The statistical analysis included t-test of independent sample and repeated measure ANOVA.
Keywords: Anxiety, Emerging adults, Experiment, Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
Scope of the Article: Smart Solutions