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| Published: February 02, 2017

Anxiety, Depression, and Stress in Relation to Academic Achievement among Higher Secondary School Students

Dr. Gouri Sharma ,

Assistant Professor, Pt.Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Deepak Pandey

Post Doctoral Fellow (ICSSR), Pt.Sundarlal Sharma (Open) University Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.051/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.051

ABSTRACT

Psychological disorders like anxiety, depression and stress significantl0y exacerbate the pressure on students to perform better. The factors collectively hamper their performance leading to low academic achievement. In Chhattisgarh state few studies have looked especially in the field of mental health and academic achievement of the students in last decades. This study aimed to fill that gap and find out the relationship among anxiety, stress, depression and academic achievements. For this purpose 120 (60 boys & 60 girls) students of 11th standard studying in government schools located in rural area of  Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh state were taken randomly. The ADSS (anxiety, depression and stress scale) was used to measure the anxiety, depression and stress among students. To analysis data Correlational research design will be used. Hierarchical multiple regression analysis revealed significant negative association between depression and, anxiety for criterion variable academic achievement. Furthermore, stress and academic achievement found to be significant positive association with each other. It is concluded that mental health condition of the students affect academic achievements.
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Dr. Gouri Sharma @ deepakpandey985@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.051/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.051

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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