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Mental well being of street children in Lucknow City, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University), Lucknow-226025 UP, India
  • 2Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University), Lucknow-226025 UP, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 8, Issue (2), Pages 38-43, April,2 (2019)


This paper presents the mental well being of street children of Lucknow City. A child either a girl or a boy for whom the street or even an unoccupied dwelling wasteland has become his/her habitual abode or is the source of his/her livelihood is a street child. Such children are inadequately protected, supervised or directed by responsible adults. Mental well being describes your mental state-how one feels or how well one can cope with day-to-day life? As the study is exploratory in nature, survey method was adopted to collect the information from the target population. The main tool in the study was a self prepared interview schedule which consisted of general and specific information of the respondents targeted for the study.


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