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| Published: March 25, 2015

Mental Health Status of Hostlers and Non-Hostlers in relation to Academic Achievement

Rizwan Hassan Bhat ,

M.A Iv.SEMESTER, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Syed Ahmad Shah

Assistant professor Lovely professional University Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.043/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.043

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This study was conducted to evaluate the mental health status of Hostlers and Non- Hostlers in relation to their academic achievement.. Sample random sampling method was used in this study to obtain applicable and clear-cut information. The sample of the study includes 160 students selected by sample random sampling from the Aligarh Muslim university .The mental health was measured by means of the Mental Health inventory (MHI),developed by jadish and srivastav,1995.The participants „previous two years academic achievement scores were used for assessing their academic achievement. The first finding of the study showed that academic achievement appeared as a significant predictor of mental health among hostlers .It means that there is a significant positive correlation „R‟= .931 between academic achievement and mental health among hostlers ,The second finding also showed that academic achievement appeared as a significant predictor of mental health among non- hostlers, It means that there is a significant positive correlation „R‟=.491 between academic achievement and mental health among non-hostlers. The results also reveal that hostlers showed significantly better academic achievement and mental health when compared with non- hostlers. For the analysis of the obtained data, simple linear regression analysis and t-test was used.
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Rizwan Hassan Bhat @ rizwanbhat08@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.043/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.043

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015

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