Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2015

A Study of Well-Being among Hindu and Muslim Students in Aligarh

Mohd. Ahamar Khan

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.007/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.007


The aim of this study was to measure different dimensions of well-being namely; physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual, with respect to find out the difference between Hindu and Muslim students. The sample consisted of N=96 (n=47 Hindu and n=49 Muslim students) participants. Well-Being Scale prepared by Singh and Gupta (2001) was used to collect the data. The Mean, SD and t-test were used for data analyses. The findings of this study revealed that, students significantly differ with each other on physical, social, and spiritual well-being dimensions. While, there was no significant difference was found on mental and emotional well-being dimensions between Hindu and Muslim students. Results also showed Muslim students have higher mean score on each dimensions of well-being than the Hindu counterparts.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015